Mahindra and Mahindra India’s renowned automaker which had announced to manufacture ventilators has finally developed a prototype of bag valve mask which is known as Ambu bag in just 48 hours in-order to support patients with Corona virus.
The need of the ventilators to fight against the deadly coronavirus has lead the teams of Mahindra situated at the company’s Igatpuri and Mumbai plants to create it. The Chairman, Anand coming up with the first ventilator prototype within just 48 hours after the group chairman put the message out on twitter. Saying, ” So, so proud of our Kandivali & Igatpuri teams who confined themselves to the factories & without sleep produced this in 48hrs. With humility, we will seek guidance from specialists on the usefulness of the device. Whatever the outcome, they have shown India fights back”
The artificial manual-breathing unit, or ambu bag, is a self-inflating device that is typically used to help patients with breathing problems. This could cost less than ₹7,500, the company said.
Dr. Pawan K Goenka, Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra also revealed that the group is working along with two big Public sector Undertakings and an existing ventilator manufacturer to help them to simplify design and scale up capacity and that Mahindra’s engineering team is right now on the job with them.
Automaker all over the world are launching various support campaigns for corona virus infections and along with that they are supporting the government as well as the nation.