NEW DELHI: The Union government has imposed quantitative restrictions on export of syringes to boost domestic production and supply, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. According to a statement issued by the ministry, the ban is applicable on only three categories of syringes for three months.
It further said, “Fulfilling the vision of ‘Antyodaya’ endorsed by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, with a steadfast political commitment to vaccinate the last citizen of India, the government has focused on export of syringes to boost their domestic availability.” Quantitatively imposed and assumed.”
The ministry said syringes are crucial to keep up with the pace of the program to vaccinate all eligible citizens in the shortest possible time.
It further states that in order to ensure adequate availability of syringes used to administer the vaccine, the Government of India has made this quantitative measure on export of the following denominations of syringes at 0.5 ml/1 ml AD (auto-disabled) only: restriction has been applied. ) syringes, 0.5 ml / 1 ml / 2 ml / 3 ml disposable syringes, and 1 ml / 2 ml / 3 ml RUP (prevention of reuse) syringes.