- CSIR-CMERI taken initiative for conducting outreach program to empower rural women and trained them for making face-masks and earn their livelihood during lock-down period. CSIR-CMERI also provided 68000+ masks for the earning of women entrepreneurs and to support those who could not afford meagre amount.
- CSIR-CECRI's transferred technology of making reusable face masks and in first phase 5000 reusable cotton cloth Face Masks were distributed by the Karur District Collector at the Textile city of Karur. CSIR-CECRI also handed over PPE materials to ASP,Devakottai GH, and Kalayarkoil Superintendent of Post office.
- CSIR-CSMCRI has provided 500 masks to the Gujarat Police and 500 membrane-based face-masks made by CSIR-CSMCRI were given for user trial and feedback to Indian Red Cross Society, Bhavnagar Branch