The export of Diagnostic Falls under ITC HS (Indian trade clarification based on organised system of coding) category are restricted by The Directorate General of Foreign Trade.
Earlier export of these items are allowed Unconditionally now every exporter of these items should require licence from DGFT to ship to any country.
On January 31 and March 19, DGFT issued subsequent orders that banned the export of all ventilators, surgical/disposable masks and textile raw material used for making masks and coveralls, and various other items of protection.
The measures were taken as the country is under a 21-day lockdown called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to contain the spread of the virus. On April 14 midnight, the lockdown will come to an end.