The federal government on Tuesday lifted the export ban on all ventilators to push the outbound shipments of the product.
“All ventilators together with any synthetic respiratory equipment or oxygen remedy equipment or another respiration equipment/machine are made free for export,” the directorate normal of overseas commerce (DGFT) mentioned in a notification.
The ban was imposed on March 24 to make sure home availability to combat Covid-19 pandemic.
On August 1, the group of ministers on Covid-19 has thought-about and agreed to the proposal of the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare to permit the export of made-in-India ventilators.
An official assertion, issued on August 1, has mentioned that this determination got here on the heels of India persevering with to take care of a progressively declining low charge of case fatality of Covid-19 sufferers, which implies that fewer numbers of lively circumstances are on ventilators.
Moreover, there was substantial progress within the home manufacturing capability of ventilators.
Presently, there are greater than 20 home producers for ventilators.