COVID-19 Research

Title :

Gel-based hand Sanitizer developed from Tea plant extract oil

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences

Focus area :

Development of Disinfectant

Principal Investigator :

Dr. Saikat Kumar Jana, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Arunachal Pradesh

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Our main goal is to produce this product was to ease up the shortage of hand sanitizer and “Alcohol rub sanitizer” which helps to keep away coronavirus as advised by WHO. Our hand sanitizer was gel-based and prepared during the crisis for mass use in order to decrease infectious agents on the hands. It is generally more effective in killing microorganisms and have better portability than soap and water

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