Face masks, sanitisers removed from essential commodities list after no ‘adverse complaints’ from states over availability, pricing
Masks and hand sanitisers were listed as essential commodities in March after a sudden spike in the demand and prices of these products owing to the spread of coronavirus
Coronavirus Outbreak: DCGI cracks down on seven hand sanitiser brands after lab reports reveal substandard quality
Recent tests conducted by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) show that many brands manufacturing sanitisers failed to meet basic standards, and made false claims.
The Mumbai Police thanked Hrithik Roshan for the gesture in aiding them to combat the coronavirus
Google, Uber, IBM among several US firms willing to share resources to help India fight coronavirus outbreak
Resources to fight COVID-19 range from providing free digital education platform, donating face masks, boosting up ventilator production to converting shipping containers into ICU.
P&G to distribute face masks, hand sanitisers to support fight against COVID-19; carries out awareness drives
Under P&G Suraksha India, the company is extending its support to the broader community through in-kind, product and critical supplies to aid frontline and essential workers.
JK Tyre provides food supplies to over 10,000 migrants, daily workers; organises health camps in villages
JK Tyre said it is extending support to government officials, police department and government hospital employees with packed food and drinking water with the help of NGOs.
Coronavirus Outbreak: N-95 masks, hand sanitisers worth Rs 27.63 lakh seized from godown in Mumbai's Goregaon; two arrested
The seized stock was supposed to be sold at inflated rates in black market, an official said
This initiative follows a global announcement on the company’s commitment to help produce more than 267,000 gallons (1.1 million litres) of hand sanitisers, as worldwide demand continues to exceed supply.
Coronavirus Outbreak: VSSC, the rocket producing section in ISRO, will make ventilators, oxygen canisters
Manufacturing of rockets has been put on hold while the VSSC makes over 1,000 litres hand sanitisers.
Coronavirus outbreak: FMCG firms limit operations only to essential items; Amazon, Walmart to stop non-essential sales
As various state governments issue notifications, the FMCG firms are in discussions with them to ensure that manufacture and distribution of essential products are streamlined