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DuroKea Antimicrobial Technology of IIT Hyderabad to Fight COVID-19, launched by Pokhariyal

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Researchers at Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad has come up with new innovative, long-lasting technology, titled Durokea to battle with COVID-19 virus spread. Durokea S, DuroKea M, DuroKea H, and DuroKea H Aquause“Durokea Technology”, which is an adhesive Nano formulation to supply instant killing of virus also as prolonged protection against a good range of germs including COVID-19 Virus. It was launched today by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

It is expected to be available on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and 1mg shortly. It are often purchased at a reasonable price of Rs. 189 and kills 99.99% of germs instantly leaving the protective nanoscale coating up to 35 days.

As per the official statement, the merchandise is being launched after extensively testing through field trial and validation from different Indian Government-accredited laboratories. The unique property of the DuroKea range isn’t only to make sure instant killing of viruses within 60 seconds, but to also provide protection from these viruses.

The research innovation developed by IIT Hyderabad is led by Dr. Jyotsnendu Giri, Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is quoted as saying, “DuroKea Nanotechnology is exclusive and powerful to kill pathogen instantly (within 60 sec) and supply protection for extended times period several hours to many days. Long-lasting hygiene products have several advantages like nonstop protection, avoid repeated use, cost-effective and in particular save time, energy, and money.”

Dr. Giri also added that these nano-formulation products are the primary of their kind within the country also as abroad with superior efficacy and affordability. DuroKea products are expected to play an important role to combat the present pandemic and hospital-acquired infection within the healthcare sectors by acting as a long-lasting surface disinfectant and hand-hygiene products.

Union Minister called the Durokea product launch one among the important steps to determine IIT Hyderabad within the world and convey laurels to the state . He further congratulated the research team and therefore the institute for doing notable research for the society and environment like Mask, Metal-CO2 battery and Dual Carbon Battery.

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