Bhubaneswar, July 19: Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) an apex level premium institute under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has been accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for testing and certification of PPE kit.
PPE kit includes gloves, coverall, face shield and goggles, and triple layer medical masks etc in line with International standards. This is another achievement of CIPET in the fight against Covid- 19 pandemic and a step forward towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
CIPET : IPT Centre Bhubaneswar, after developing facility of testing PPE kit had submitted an application to NABL for accreditation. After an online audit of its testing facility NABL granted accreditation to CIPET- Centre Bhubaneswar. Some other CIPET centers have also applied for accreditation which is under process.
Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda has congratulated CIPET –Bhubaneswar for this achievement, called for keeping up the momentum for pioneering works to serve the people of the country and helping MSME to focus on Make in India.
CIPET has been taking up the R&D initiatives in the areas of health care as per WHO/ ISO guidelines. CIPET has also expanded its capacity to test food grain and fertilizer packaging in order to support the essential services during Covid pandemic.