The well being ministry has really useful revoking export restrictions imposed on Covid-19 diagnostic kits which had been imposed earlier within the wake of huge variety of contaminated instances within the nation.
In a letter to the directorate basic of overseas commerce (DGFT), the well being ministry has advised free export of such merchandise. The suggestions are based mostly on deliberations in a gathering of the associated Empowered Group-6 in September. The group has determined to revoke the restrictions and permit free export of those merchandise, until additional intimation, the letter mentioned. TOI has reviewed a duplicate of the letter. The ultimate name might be taken by DGFT.
Diagnostic kits, together with RT-PCR kits, RNA extraction kits and VTMs had been added underneath restricted class for exports by the DGFT from June 2020, whereas RAT kits had been included within the listing in August 2021.