Bhubaneswar, Apr 24: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for exempting custom duty and health cess on oxygen and oxygen-related equipments and waiving off custom duty on Covid-related vaccines.
“Gratitude to PM Narendra Modi Ji for exempting customs duty and health cess on oxygen and oxygen-related equipments and for waiving-off customs duty on Covid-related vaccines. These additional measures will further help in boosting availability and affordability of these items,” tweeted Pradhan.
According to the Press Information Bureau, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on measures to increase the supply of oxygen and oxygen-related equipment in New Delhi. He directed for waiver of customs duty & health cess on oxygen & oxygen related equipment and waiver of Covid-related vaccines.