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TRIFED to supply masks made by tribal artisans
TRIFED to supply masks made by tribal artisans

These suppliers are currently making masks to support the community against the COVID-19 pandemic.

12 April 2020 Current Affairs:Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs is to work along with the Tribal artisans, Self Help Groups (SHGs), Van Dhan Beneficiaries and NGOs. The move by TRIFED is to offer marketing support of their handloom, handicraft and natural products.

Highlights:
♦ These suppliers are currently making masks to support the community against the COVID-19 pandemic. 
♦ These suppliers aim to establish a model for creating livelihoods with safety for them. 
♦ TRIFED focuses to identify additional suppliers who can contribute by supplying masks in the crisis.
♦ To manufacture a mask for protection against coronavirus, the Government of India has issued guidelines and standards to manufacture masks. Several private companies are also making masks along with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators.