IIT Hyderabad Researchers develop 'DuroKea Series' that offer long-lasting protection against Covid-

Sat Apr 17 2021 16:58:27 GMT+0530 (IST)

When the entire country is struggling to fight against the novel Coronavirus, the pearl city Hyderabad has played an important role by developing India's indigenous COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN.



Now the Telangana capital has once again came up with a production that will help in fighting the virus.

The researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad have developed innovative DuroKea technologies to fight the pandemic. These long-lasting technologies help in killing 99.99 percent of germs.

What makes the DuroKea antimicrobial technology innovative is, once used the technology lasts for 35 days. The technology includes hand sanitizer and floor cleaner.

The researchers said, the main aim behind developing the technology is to offer protection against the pandemic that lasts for long period. The products were certified at the lab accredited by the Indian government.

The price range of the kits developed by the IIT Hyderabad researchers starts from Rs 189 so that everyone can afford the products to be safe from the ongoing second wave.

The products named 'DuroKea Series' developed by IIT Hyderabad were launched virtually by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'.