The government on Monday approved the export of personal protective equipment (PPE) medical coveralls with a monthly quota of 50 lakhs. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said in a notification, 50 lakh PPE medical equipment export quota has been fixed for covid-19 units. The Modi government has relaxed the rules of export of medical supplies’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits related to Covid-19. Permission has been granted to export 50 lakh units of this kit monthly.
Covid-19 PPE medical kit used during treatment by fixing 50 lakh monthly quota
According to the notification issued in this regard, 50 lakh PPE kits made in the country can be exported every month. The export of this product was completely banned till now, but now it has been put in the banned list of exports. The sound of PPE kits coming from every corner of the country was getting louder. However, India has now approved the export of 50 lakh PPE kits every month in view of higher production.
It states that other parts associated with the PPE kit will remain on the prohibition list. This quota has been fixed for issuing export licenses for eligible units exporting PPE medical equipment. Also let us tell you that Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted, “Export of manufactured goods in India is being encouraged. Permission was granted to export the covid-19 PPE medical kit used during treatment by fixing 50 lakh monthly quota”.
Let us tell you that MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday requested the Commerce Ministry to allow the export of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, because now they are being produced in large quantities in the country. Also let us tell you that In the last 24 hours 19,459 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in India, while 380 people have died. The total number of patients infected with the corona virus in the country reached 5,48,318 on Monday morning. According to Health Ministry data, 3,21,723 people have been cured.