In exercise of the power conferred under Section 24(1) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the State Executive Committee under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Shri Lalnunmawia Chuaungo on 13.04.2020 constituted the "Committee for promotion of locally-manufactured protective gears" to augment and oversee locally-manufactured protective gears like masks, gowns etc. during the crisis period due to COVID-19 outbreak.

The Committee comprises of Dr. C.Vanlalramsanga, Secretary, Planning  & Programme Implementation as the Chairman, Pu J.Hmingthanmawia, Director, Commerce & Industries Department as a Member Secretary; Dr. Lalhmingmawii , HOD, Microbiologist, Department of H&FW and Smt. Suzanne R.Ralte, Faculty of Garment, Technology Department, Women Polytechnic as members.