Srinagar: As valley faces shortage of PPEs and other essential gears meant for Medical usage Ehsaas International has come as a savior for those at the front line of fighting the novel coronavirus.
It has been supplying 500 PPEs (Personal Protection Equipments), 3000 triple layered face masks on daily basis to the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Srinagar which is being headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar.
The said equipment is being developed as per the quality standards approved the local health authority (Covid Committee) and as per specifications put forth by MoHFW, DGHS (Emergency Medical Relief) are being delivered by DDMA to various quarantine centres and hospitals across Jammu and Kashmir.
In this continuous development and supply chain process, services of 270 skilled, semi skilled professionals, 30 volunteers and 15 technical institutions are being utilised every day to develop and supply the critical PPE and face masks.
“We are thankful to the district administration for their support and cooperation which has further accelerated our task of procurement and mobilisation of resources,” said Mr. Hakeem Mohammad Ilyas, General Secretary, Ehsaas International.
Ilyas further added, “We have initiated the process of making face shields also which are a substitute to goggles which are part of standard PPE. The similar technique is being used by Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute. The issue is that we are running out of finances and human resource. Therefore, we request people from cross sections of society to come forward and support our organisation in carrying out its mission to fight the deadly pandemic.”