Mask production initiated in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic under NRLM

Ministry of Rural Development

Mask production initiated in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic under NRLM

More than 132 lakh Face Masks produced by members of SHGs

Posted On: 04 APR 2020 1:45PM by PIB Delhi
 

In response to COVID-19, face mask production has been initiated by Self Help Groups (SHGs) members in 24 States covering 399 Districts of the country under the Ministry of Rural Development’s National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).

21,028 members of 4281 SHGs in 5 districts of Andhra Pradesh and 10,780 members of 1927 SHGs in 32 districts of Tamil Nadu produced 25,41,440 and 26,01,735 masks respectively in 10 days. Members of SHGs of various states like Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and many North Eastern states are also involved in producing masks. Total 65,936 SHG members from 14,522 SHGs are involved and together they have manufactured 132 lakh masks.

Details of States with Mask Production is as follows :-

No

State

Date when activity started

No of Districts

No of SHGs

No. of SHG members

Total Masks produced (nos)

Date of last reporting

1

Andhra Pradesh

25-Mar

 5

 4,281

21,028

25,41,440

03-Apr

2

Bihar

22-Mar

34

 271

 1,084

3,49,517

03-Apr

3

Chhattisgarh

26-Mar

24

932

2,674

5,49,712

02-Apr

4

Gujarat

23-Mar

33

367

1,470

10,49,319

03-Apr

5

Haryana

13-Mar

6

48

234

1,46,800

02-Apr

6

Himachal Pradesh

25-Mar 

8

150

370

1,00,000

02-Apr

7

Jharkhand

22-Mar

21

131

394

3,00,215

03-Apr

8

Karnataka

23-Mar

12

139

581

1,56,155

03-Apr

9

Kerala

15-Mar

14

306

1,570

15,77,770

03-Apr

10

Madhya Pradesh

19-Mar

52

1,511

4,652

10,04,419

31-Mar

11

Maharashtra

24-Mar

25

602

2,558

3,62,332

03-Apr

12

Mizoram

27-Mar

1

1

1

100

03-Apr

13

Nagaland

28-Mar

5

48

475

6819

03-Apr

14

Odisha 

20-Mar

12

202

1,388

2,78,076

01-Apr

15

Puducherry

17-Mar

2

143

303

1,20,380

03-Apr

16

Punjab

21-Mar

15

575

2,536

2,43,268

03-Apr

17

Rajasthan

27-Mar

6

1,206

6297

92,890

03-Apr

18

Sikkim

31-Mar

1

25

250

10,000

03-Apr

19

Tamil Nadu

26-Mar

32

1,927

10,780

26,01,735

04-Apr

20

Telangana

18-Mar

11

248

2,480

5,80,000

02-Apr

21

Tripura

30-Mar

4

45

173

4,650

03-Apr

22

Uttar Pradesh

28-Mar

49

968

2,027

3,64,894

03-Apr

23

Uttarakhand

26-Mar

10

112

421

4,74,490

03-Apr

24

West Bengal

20-Mar

17

284

2,190

2,91,794

03-Apr

 

 

 

399

14,522

65,936

1,32,06,775

 

 

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