MITR COVID-19 RT-PCR Labs-Karnataka- CSR Product Projects India



Product : MITR MHU


Location : Karnataka


Project Description

Design, development, and deployment of mobile RT-PCR labs in coordination with Govt. of Karnataka during the first wave of COVID-19. Starting with a concept in March 2020, our team worked with the scientists at IISc Bangalore and Principal Scientific Advisors office to mobilize CSR support to realize the concept in a short span of 90 days to launch India's first ICMR approved COVID-19 RT-PCR BSL-2+ labs. These were handed over to the Govt. of Karnataka to support the state's efforts in dealing with the pandemic.


Special Features Of Project

  • Concept to Delivery in 90 days
  • Executed entirely during full lockdown between Apr - July 2020
  • Unique collaboration under extreme uncertainity between govt, NGOs, industry, academia and startup.

Project Type : CSR


Project Donors and Partners

SBI Foundation, Tata Motors, Collins Aerospace, United Way Bengaluru