Govt orders to prefer local medical devices, cut imports by Rs 4,000 crore

India is largely dependent on imports for medical devices, and ships in around Rs 42,000 crore worth of devices

Medical devices, surgery,

India will prioritise procurement of locally manufactured medical devices for public procurement, thereby reducing dependence on imported products and boosting local manufacturing, the Centre said. The move may reduce imports

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First Published: Mar 27 2021 | 6:10 AM IST

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