Panjab University receives 271 Molekule Air Purifiers from USA
Chandigarh May 15, 2021:
Molekule Inc. USA in partnership with the Panjab University to get Molekule air purifiers to COVID wards and ICUs at various hospitals in Chandigarh and Punjab, including makeshift COVID hospital at the Panjab University. On Saturday, Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ganga Ram Chaudhary, Director SAIF/CIL and Dr. Rajeev Kumar from Environment Studies received 271 Molekule Air purifier units at SAIF/CIL, Panjab University.
Dr. Jaspreet Singh Dhau Panjab University's distinguished Alumni and Head of R&D at Molekule Inc. USA demonstrated assembling Air Purifier to the technical staff members of SAIF/CIL through online mode.
Dr. Jaspreet Singh Dhau, is spearheading the campaign to provide Molekule Air purifiers to various hospitals in India. He said, "Molekule is with India in its fight against coronavirus. Together we can and will defeat this dreaded virus.”
We hope that these Molekule devices will add an extra layer of protection for the air in hospitals, clinics, and health centers in India, he added.
Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, appreciated the joint venture of Molekule and PU and stated that this will help in fighting with the Corona Virus. He has set up a team of volunteers to coordinate the donation of these units to the hospitals. A team of Prof. Ganga Ram Chaudhary, SAIF/CIL employees and PU students will be helping in assembling and setting up these air purifiers at emergency wards, ICUs, COVID wards, and even waiting rooms to prevent the transmission of coronavirus. Students and staff members are enthusiastically volunteering for this noble cause.
Given the deepening COVID-19 crisis in India and the increasing threat to the health of citizens and healthcare workers, Molekule is donating 2,000 air purifiers, worth more than 7.5 crore rupees, to hospitals across the country to help aid in the battle against the virus and provide patients, doctors, and staff with much needed clean air.
Background on Molekule:
- Molekule's core technology (PECO) is designed to destroy airborne pollutants like viruses, bacteria, mold, or chemicals in the air known as VOCs. PECO utilizes photocatalysis to speed up oxidation, breaking down pollutants at the molecular level. Each one of Molekule devices leverages PECO technology to destroy pollutants 1000 times smaller than the HEPA standard tests for.