India’s first of its kind UVGI-based room disinfectant device is said to be developed by IIT-Ropar. ‘UVSAFE’ is 99.99% effective in disinfecting all bacteria and viruses as claimed by IIT-Ropar.
The device uses and harnesses the germicidal effects of UV-C radiation to disinfect the bacteria and viruses. The device is conceptualized and designed by Khushboo Rakha, assistant Professor at IIT-Ropar along with Naresh Rakha and Shahriar Reza.
The device has been tested and approved by FICCI and NABL. The testing was done in New Delhi and the design is patented by the institute.