The authorities on Tuesday lifted the export ban on all ventilators to push the outbound shipments of the product.
“All ventilators including any artificial respiratory apparatus or oxygen therapy apparatus or any other breathing appliance/device are made free for export,” the directorate normal of international commerce (DGFT) said 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 Health and Family Welfare to permit the export of made-in-India ventilators.
An official assertion, issued on August 1, has said that this determination got here on the heels of India persevering with to keep up a progressively declining low rate of case fatality of Covid-19 sufferers, which implies that fewer numbers of energetic instances are on ventilators.
Additionally, there was substantial progress within the home manufacturing capability of ventilators.
Presently, there are greater than 20 home producers for ventilators.