SHGs in Hmachal Pradesh are producing PPE and masks for health workers

Published: Apr 9, 2020, 11:07 am IST

Shimla: As the World is struggling in its fight against COVID-19, availability of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits for health professionals has also become a matter of prime concern, today. In this hour of anxiety, Self Help Groups working under Rural Livelihood Mission have geared up to meet the demand. 50 Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Hmachal Pradesh are preparing and producing about 15000 masks everyday to give a helping hand in the fight against COVID-19. Around 2000 women are involved in this task through various SHGs. (Photo: IANS)