NEW DELHI, Jul 28 : Amidst thumping of desks, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh currently sensitive a Lok Sabha about India’s initial totally indeginious COVID Monitoring Device grown by a scientists in a Department of Atomic Energy.
In respond to a Starred Question by YSR Congress MPs Chinta Anuradha and Adala Prabakara Reddy, Dr Jitendra Singh pronounced that underneath a care of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has not usually launched a world’s fastest and largest vaccination drive, though has also undertaken several first-ever initiatives that are currently being emulated by other countries. The new device, he said, is also in gripping with Modi’s prophesy of “Atmanirbhar Bharat” and a name of a device “COVID BEEP” stands for “Continuous Oxygen Vital Information Device”, for that studious trials have been carried out in some of a heading institutions including TATA Memorial Central Hospital Mumbai, AIIMS Rishikesh, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Mumbai and ESIC Hospital Hyderabad.
Elaborating on a several facilities of a device, a Minister said, it is a cost-effective, wireless tool that is easy to use and germane both in home environment as good as sanatorium setting. He said, a tool is able of continual monitoring of a far-reaching operation of parameters including physique temperature, oxygen saturation, heart rate, blood pressure, ECG rate and respiratory rate.
Describing it as a non-invasive, protected and available device, that is wearable as a wristband, Dr Jitendra Singh said, it is a singular invention, that can be of use even for monitoring non-COVID cases. The combined advantage of this device, he said, is that it can promulgate with a remote complement or Mobile Phone, a Mobile App or a prolonged operation Bluetooth or even GSM SIM by satellite communication by “BHUVAN” of a ISRO.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, a device can also be used in a hospitals for monitoring and gripping a lane of a studious while sitting during a Nursing Station or in a Consultation Chamber of a doctor. Not usually this, he said, a satellite tagging can also assistance snippet a plcae of a studious and check if a studious is violating instructions with courtesy to tying his movement, restrictive himself to quarantine, etc.
Dr Jitendra Singh serve sensitive that several hospitals opposite a nation as good as certain agencies like a Red Cross Society have already started procuring this device. In a days to come, he said, wider dissemination and recognition of this device will capacitate it to use during a incomparable scale.
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