Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices Limited (HMD) – World’s largest manufacturer of SMART (auto-disable ) syringes has been granted the most significant distinction ‘India Design Mark’ by India Design Council, an autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce and Industry Government of India for its Safety Cathy IV Cannula used for Drug Delivery after having successfully completed the evaluation by the Jury. The award ceremony was held in Coimbatore on 2nd March 2018.
The India Design Mark is a design standard, which symbolizes excellence in form, function, quality, safety, sustainability, and innovation and communicates that the product is usable, durable, aesthetically appealing and socially responsible.
HMD has won the coveted India Design Mark for its recently introduced product “Cathy Safety IV Cannula”. The Safety IV Cannula used for giving an infusion of Drugs has a protective device “SAFETY SIP CLIP” which encapsulates the tip of the used needle when introducer needle is extracted from the Catheter; Post Cannulation. “SAFETY SIP CLIP” prevents accidental needle stick injury, provided that general effective and safe working procedures and precautions are maintained during its use and disposal.
Expressing his gratitude, Mr. Rajiv Nath, Jt. Mg. Director of Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices Ltd (HMD) said, “We are delighted to be honored by the most significant recognition for our safety IV Cannulas assuring excellence in the aspect of design, quality, and safety. Our product samples were evaluated by the Jury of India Design Mark, the Jury was satisfied with the uniqueness and benefits of the Design of our product and the India Design Mark is awarded to HMD.”
The Objectives of India Design Mark is:
- To use the design as a strategic element for business excellence
- To Promote Design as a tool for innovation and economic competitiveness in the industry
- To promote the concept of environment-friendly designs
The award was announced by Mr. Pradyumna Vyas, Member Secretary, India Design Council and eminent personalities associated with public and private healthcare, government establishments and healthcare consultancies.
“While this is a prestigious recognition for us at HMD to make the quest for the India Design Mark more popular the procurement officer in Private & Public Healthcare need to give a preference to Medical Devices with the Design to encourage Manufacturer to invest in Quality & Design”, said Nath.
Mr. Rajiv Nath also stressed that Govt. urgently needs to deploy “Safety I V Cannulas” to Limit HIV & Hepatitis Epidemics in the Country and to protect Healthcare workers from accidental needle stick injuries while treating infected patients.
“We have been exporting millions of our Safety I V Cannulas to Sweden, Norway, Denmark and other European Countries but are challenged by the discerning Indian Doctors who demand quality. The Design Mark should help us gain confidence and trust of those Doctors as we did for our Ribbon Packed DISPOVAN Syringes”, said Mr. Pardeep Sareen, Chief of Marketing, at HMD.
HMD is the most prominent & key player in India & abroad in the manufacturing & supply of Syringes, Needles, I.V.Cannulas, Safety I.V.Cannulas, Surgical Blades, Safety Scalpels, Scalp Vein Sets, Nonreusable (AD)Syringes, Blood collection tubes and blood collection systems etc.