Pune Masks Action Group

The Pune Masks Action Group comprises a group of individuals associated with the Venture Center (www.venturecenter.co.in) in Pune who have pledged to design, manufacture and make available high-quality N95 face masks to frontline workers who are most at risk of getting infected.  The Group includes Venture Center team members, startup entrepreneurs, industry partners, and other well-wishers.

The MH12 Brand

The face masks designed and manufactured by the Pune Masks Action Group is available under the brand name of MH12 masks. The logo reflects the Pune origins of the mask as well as the commitment and gratitude of the people of Pune to the earnest efforts of frontline health, safety, security, and sanitation workers in protecting the citizens in their region. The following logo is trademarked and owned by the Venture Center.

MH12 N95 Respiratory Foldable Masks

High-quality masks for frontline workers!

The MH12 N95 Mask – A Symbol of Personal Protection & Quality

The MH12 N95 Masks are:

    • 3D foldable face masks without expiration valve
    • Combines comfort, leak-free fit, filtration efficiency, and breathability
    • Tested for conformity with NIOSH N95 Criteria for filter efficiency (Equivalent to FFP2, EN 149-2001 + A1: 2009) by ITS Lab
    • Developed by the Pune Masks Action Group led by Venture Center with research testing inputs and data from TIFR, BARC, and DRDE (DRDO).

How to get your MH12 N95 Mask?

  • If you are a Government operated COVID hospital or a frontline worker associated with the local government in roles such as health care, safety, sanitation, security and policing, then your organization/ office can request the Pune Masks Action Group for a donation of MH12 N95 Masks via this online form. Subject to availability of donated funds, we will make available MH12 N95 Masks free of cost against your request as per our availability and priority list.


  • If you have a commercial/business request or wish to buy MH12 N95 Masks, you can do so by contacting the Commercial Partner of the Pune Masks Action Group. Contact information is available here.