More than 120 correctional colonies of Russia from April 7 will begin production of medical masks, which are necessary for protection against coronavirus, in three colonies on Tuesday has made 132 thousand masks. This informs the head of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy Andrey Kutepov, Recalling granted by the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN Russia) information.
According to him, it’s time to take advantage of the Federal penitentiary service, because the service reviewed the available capacity, production and labour. “They know all their reserves and possibilities”, – said the MP. Kutepov believes that in this situation the service may quickly fill the available capacity, to attract entrepreneurs, to readily install the appropriate equipment and establish production. Kutepov also sent a letter to the Minister of justice of Russia Konstantin Chuichenko, which States that now the correctional institutions have the labor resources and available production capacity for the production of commodities and commodities required for the treatment and prevention of the novel coronavirus.