DG CSIR said because there is a global outcry it must have put pressure on both Lancet as well as WHO and both of them now retracted from their original position.
The WHO, on Sunday, announced for a temporary suspension of clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine, which has been used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
CSIR NAL claims to have developed the simple to use, cost effective, compact ventilator, configured with the majority of indigenous components in 36 days.
The device will help the frontline healthcare workers in delivering services while maintaining social distancing, reducing the chance of them getting infected.
A bi-luminescent security ink is visible in red and green light when illuminated by two different sources at 254 nano meters (nm) and 365 nm, respectively.
The minister told the Lok Sabha that CSIR was placed 17th in the Scimago Institutions ranking and there cannot be any misgivings about the work it is doing.