Export boost under ‘Make In India’, approval for export of 50 lakh PPE kit every month

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The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said in a notification, 50 lakh PPE medical equipment export quota has been fixed for Kovid-19 units. This quota was fixed for issuing export licenses for eligible units exporting PPE medical equipment.



new Delhi. The government has partially relaxed the export regulations of medical material ‘Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)’ kit linked to Kovid-19 (COVID-19). Permission has been given to export 50 lakh units of this kit monthly. The export of this product was completely banned till now, but now it has been put in the banned list of exports. The PPE kit is worn by medical personnel engaged in the treatment of Kovid-19 infected people to prevent the spread of infection.

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The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said in a notification, 50 lakh PPE medical equipment export quota has been fixed for Kovid-19 units. This quota was fixed for the issuance of export license for eligible units exporting PPE medical equipment. A separate trade notice will be issued for its eligibility criteria. It states that other parts associated with PPE kits will remain in the prohibition list.



Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet that the export of manufactured goods in India is being encouraged. Kovid – 19 fixed for the monthly 50 million quota of PPE medical kits used during treatment, and export was allowed.

Please tell 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. Gadkari said in a webinar on the occasion of International MSME Day that about two months ago India imported PPE kits from China by a special aircraft, but now the country’s MSME industry (micro, small and medium industries) has millions of PPE per day Making kits He said that people are getting orders for PPE kits from Dubai, Canada, USA and European countries.

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