May 02: Bharath Electronics Limited, Bengaluru today acquired a consignment of High Tech components from Singapore that will be used to manufacture of ventilators and patient monitoring systems in India. The Consignment is being shipped through their Singapore office.
As part of Make in India initiative, local manufacturers of the ventilators have been identified and guided in meeting the specifications, finalizing the training and other protocols, creating new supply chains, helping them in logistics issues with suppliers and State Governments and deciding about arrangement of consumables etc.
The procurement will help BEL to manufacture ventilators for use to fight against COVID19. According to MOHFW, there is a need for 75000 ventilators by June 2020 and more are required.