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Covid-19 Vaccine: India Aatmanirbhar for Syringes, Industry Says | India News


NEW DELHI: An industry body of needle and syringe manufacturers said Tuesday that it has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering an additional capacity of more than 350 million syringes per month depending on requirements during the Covid-19 vaccination program. .
This capability is already developed by manufacturers who have learned from the experience of mask kits and PPE that India faced in March and April 2020, the Association of Needle and Syringe Manufacturers of India (AISNMA) said in the letter.
“All members of the association would like to assure the nation that our country is ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ in terms of availability of syringes and that we as a country do not even have to look out for our next requirements,” he added.
Since the association members are geographically located across India, they can ensure timely supply in the respective states / locations in a smooth and efficient manner, AISNMAÂ said.
“We hope to have the opportunity to serve our country and humanity in this time of crisis …”, he added.
AISNMA is the nodal association of syringe manufacturers in India and has 19 members located across the country.

Times of India