To provide clean, sustainable, and eco-friendly fabric, a Hyderabad-based entrepreneur, Deepthi Nathala, has developed Hecoll that can be used to make a range of products.
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
provide clean, sustainable, and eco-friendly fabric, a Hyderabad-based
entrepreneur, Deepthi Nathala, has developed Hecoll that can be used to make a
range of products.
can be used to make baby wraps, patient gowns, and headgear for bikers, masks,
etc. Infants and caregivers are most prone to infections and diseases. This
cotton fabric promises to kill most variants of virus and bacteria, fights
pollution and UV rays.
is an IIT-Madras alumnus in Nanotechnology and has worked in the corporate
field for many years. She is the founder of Dibbu Solutions that makes the
Hecoll fabric and moved to India after working in countries like the US and
Saudi Arabia. She observed that many people were using dupattas and
handkerchiefs to protect themselves from pollution and heat. According to her,
this is proven to protect from only 10% of UV rays and air pollution while the
new fabric provides 95% protection from pollution, 99% protection from UV rays,
and kills viruses and bacteria immediately.
initial process of making the fabric, according to her, was to make face masks
and headgears, but she realised that the fabric can be more useful in making
baby wraps and patient gowns for caregivers not just at hospitals but also at
order manufacturing is done through third-party vendors, the entrepreneur has a
team of trained women workers who can make small orders for their Amazon and direct-to-consumer orders.
said that, currently, they are a bootstrapped company and are on the lookout
Sources: Telengana Today
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