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INS Kolkata reaches Kuwait to bring liquid medical oxygen (LMO)

As a part of Operation Samudra Setu II, INS Kolkata has reached Kuwait to collect Liquid Medical Oxygen from the country. Earlier it embarked 43 oxygen concentrators and two hundred bottles of oxygen from Qatar. INS Kolkata It is a stealth guided missile destroyer. In 2015, BrahMos missile and Barak 8 missiles were test fired ..

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IGST on Import of Oxygen Concentrators reduced

The Ministry of Finance recently cut the IGST on import of oxygen concentrators for personal use to 12%. Earlier it was 28%. IGST is Integrated Goods and Services Tax. The decision was announced by the Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs. The changes are being made in accordance to the IGST Act, 2017. Constitutional ..

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Import of Oxygen concentrators for personal use permitted

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade recently notified that the import of oxygen concentrators shall be allowed for personal use. The Government of India has revised the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020 to permit the import. About Oxygen Import The new revision says that the imports of goods as “gifts’ is allowed through post or courier ..

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Import of 17 medical devices allowed

The Government of India recently allowed import of seventeen medical devices to provide relief to the COVID-19 patients. However, the importer should make mandatory declarations under Legal Metrology Rules, 2011. Which devices were allowed? The Department of Consumer Affairs has allowed the import of the following devices: Nebulizers oxygen concentrators CPAP and BIPAP devices Vacuum ..

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PM CARES Fund: 1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently sanctioned the procurement of one lakh oxygen portable oxygen concentrators from the PM-CARES Fund. Oxygen Generation Plants Initially, 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation plants were sanctioned under PM CARES Fund. Later this was increased to 551 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen Generation Plants. So far, 1,213 Pressure Swing Adsorption ..

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