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Indian Railways produces 2.6 lakh masks & other PPE to fight Covid-19

Apr 04, 2020 10:40 IST

In the war against the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Railways has stepped up all efforts to ensure India is equipped to contain the spread of the illness. Till date, all production units and zones of the railways has manufactured about 2.6 lakh masks and up to 25,000 litres of sanitiser. The railway authority is also involved in manufacturing hospital beds and saline stands for patients amid shortages in the country. They've even converted some train coaches into isolation wards as a part of quarantine facilities.

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