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Railways exploring manufacture of medical items


  • The Indian Railways is exploring the possibility of manufacturing select essential medical items such as hospital beds, medical trolleys and sanitizers at its various production units. 
  • In a communique to general managers at its production units, the Railway Board on 24 March asked them to “assess the feasibility to manufacture these items in large quantities at short notice. 
  • Items identified thus may be communicated to the Board along with its likely production rate.”