The federal government on Wednesday stated it has allowed the export of 4 crore surgical masks and 20 lakh medical goggles each month, weeks after giving a nod to the month-to-month export of 50 lakh items of PPE (private safety gear) medical coveralls.
“Following PM Modi’s mantra of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, in a choice to advertise Make in India and industrial progress, govt permits export of four cr 2/three Ply surgical masks and 20 lakh medical goggles each month, together with restriction-free export of face shields,” Union Minister Piyush Goyal confirmed tweeted on Wednesday.
Following PM @NarendraModi ji’s mantra of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, in a momentous resolution to advertise Make in India & Industrial progress, Govt. permits export of four crore 2/three Ply Surgical Masks & 20 lakh Medical Goggles each month, together with restriction-free export of Face Shields. pic.twitter.com/BRuuTtcj8F
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) July 28, 2020
The Directorate Common of International Commerce (DGFT) stated that “month-to-month export quota of 50 Lakh items of Medical Coveralls for COVID-19, 20 lakh medical goggles has been permitted.”
All different gadgets which are a part of PPE kits stay prohibited, it stated.
These things embody medical goggles, all masks aside from non-medical/non-surgical (cotton, silk, wool, polyester, nylon rayon, viscose – knitted, woven or blended); nitrile gloves and face defend.