Central Railways develop Health assistant Robot Rakshak

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News: In the fight against the spread of Covid 19 pandemic, the Central Railways has designed a health assistant Robot Rakshak.

Facts:

  • Rakshak: It is a medical aid robot that aims to assist the hospital staff in the Covid-19 patient care.
  • Features: 
    • It is able to measure health parameters such as temperature, pulse, oxygen percentage.
    • It can also provide medicines, food to the patients and make a two-way video communication between the doctor and the patient.
    • It can move in all directions at all levels with a range of remote operations up to 150 meters.