Raipur Division has developed Remotely Operated Ultra-Violet Sanitization Robot,
Raipur Division has developed Remotely Operated Ultra-Violet Sanitization Robot, that can be used for sanitization of coaches in Raipur division without entering the coach. Key features of the robot include – remote based movement of robot, remote controlled blasting of UV-C rays to sanitize the coach, remote camera based vision. It will be helpful in sanitization of coaches and fighting against coronavirus. It is a non-chemical based technology, thus there will be no issue of residual contaminations. UV-C rays are effective in killing pathogens and viruses. It helps in keeping safety of the sanitization team as there is no contact, no physical presence necessary. Cost of similar item at market near about two and half Lakhs while in house developed cost is around twenty-five thousand. This is one more effort of Raipur division, Indian Railways to fight against coronavirus.