The Defence Research and Development Organization has developed ‘GermiKlean’. GermiKlean is a sanitizing chamber that can be used to Sanitize uniforms of security and police personnel.

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The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) developed the Sanitizing chamber after the Delhi Police raised their requirement of sanitizing their helmets, uniforms, cane shields, etc. GermiKlean- Developed by DRDO to sanitize uniforms of police and security personnel

About GermiKlean

GermiKlean is capable of sanitizing 25 pairs of uniforms within 15 minutes using dry heat treatment. Dry heating of an article is accomplished by conduction. Heat is absorbed by the exterior surface of the article and passed inward. Dry heat kills micro organisms by causing denaturation of proteins. Denaturation is a process in which the nucleic acids lose the quaternary structure. This kills the micro organisms.

“We can keep our uniforms and other items to be sanitized inside the chamber and it has proved to be really beneficial for us. I am really thankful to DRDO for taking this initiative on our request. DRDO has also designed a sanitization tunnel for us and they have also designed a mat for us for foot sanitization,” said Eish Singhal, DCP, Parliament Street Police Station.

Other measures

The DRDO has also designed sanitisation tunnel. It has come up with an idea of a mat that can be used to sanitize foot. GermiKlean- Developed by DRDO to sanitize uniforms of police and security personnel