The India’s first Electronic Disinfectant Sprayer ENCEE Spray to stay protected from COVID19, prepared by a Nagpurian has been approved by United States-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF). The sprayer has been sent for testing to University of Florida’s CDC Lab for testing its efficiency.
Abhijit Gan, Director of Rite water Solutions, who has bagged several awards for using innovative techniques in providing pure water by developing machines for removal of heavy metals from drinking water sources, developing cheap disinfectant during COVID 19 pandemic etc. The inquisitive mind has worked to develop machine which would make HOCl (Hypochlorous acid), for protection against the nCorona19.
The ENCEE Sprayer has been first tested and approved by National Accreditation and Caliberation Laboratories Board (NABL) in India.
The ENCEE Sprayer is already been used by companies like Hero Honda, Hindusthan Organics, Indian Railway Construction Company, etc.
Besides the Sprayer Rite Water Solutions has also developed HOCl generator, which helps the user in making HOCl in the same machine, which is used for spraying the liquid to disinfect human beings and other surfaces, which are likely to have infecting Corona virus.
Rite Water Solutions has been leading organisations providing solutions for de-contamination of ground water. The technology for providing pure water for drinking and other purposes is being used across India. West Bengal Government had honoured the organization with an award of Rs 2.50 crore for its innovative technology for providing pure drinking water. The North-East region is facing acute health problems due to heavy metal contamination of the ground water.
The Electronic Generator and Sprayer is a disinfectant machine that ejects uniform droplets of a charged disinfectant solution to kill all kinds of pathogens. It has also been found effective against n-Corona19 virus.
The Government of United States of America through the Department of States and India, through the Department of Science and technology have established the USISTEF for promotion of joint activities that would lead to inno0vation and entrepreneurship through the application of science and technology. USISTEF activities are implemented and administered through the bi-national bi-national Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF). It had announced a call for proposals under the category of ‘Ignitio0n Grants’ to encourage out-of-the-box innovative ideas, from community to address the COVID 19 challenge. Ignition Grant proposals address proof-of-concept based on sound science and engineering research, potential for commercial viability and practicality of the idea/innovation/technology.
Rite Water Solutions fulfilled the criteria and was awarded Rs 1 crore grant for its innovative project ENCEE Sprayer.
The award was announced towards end of March this year and the first Sprayer has been dispatched this month for testing by University of Florida.