DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organization) announced a 50% discount on Indias First indigenous Automatic Mist Based Sanitiser Dispensing Unit named Oakmist. Launched amid the lockdown, today the machine meets the hand sanitisation needs of millions of people across the country. It has been installed in thousands of offices, malls, and public places across the country, including buildings of strategic and national importance like PMO, Supreme Court, Rashtrapati Bhawan, President House, Home Ministry, Defence Ministry, Ministry of Home Affairs, Chennai, and Ahmedabad airports, Delhi Metro and Gurgaon Rapid Metro Stations, etc. Oakmist has been designed and developed by DRDO and manufactured by Riot Labz Pvt. Ltd. (Brand owner of Oakter). Company officials have informed that there has been an increase in orders by private organisations, offices, and shopping malls for the machine in recent days.
The machine is being offered at a discount of 50% from 5th Jan 2021 to 26th Jan 2021. The officials from DRDOs manufacturing partner, Riot Labz said that the new strain of COVID needs to be nipped in the bud. Thats why we are rolling out this aggressive offer to ensure maximum hand sanitisation, especially in offices and public places.
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Shishir Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of Riot Labz said, “In our recent discussion with DRDO we have mutually decided to lower the dispensers prices till the Republic Day 2021 to strengthen further the fight against new strains of coronavirus.”
Oakmist has been developed by CFEES, DRDO, and is being manufactured by Riot Labz. Large scale manufacturing of the product was started in April 2020. CFEES (Centre for Fire Explosive and Environment Safety) is a DRDO lab researching mist sprays and nozzles. The lab is located in New Delhi. CFEES was established in the year 1992 by the merger of four erstwhile establishments of DRDO.