Medical x-ray machines: DoP to promote domestic manufacturing

PMP has been prepared keeping in view the present status of manufacturing ecosystem in the country,

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Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by The Health Master

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) has prepared a phased manufacturing programme (PMP) in consultation with department of revenue (DoR) to promote domestic manufacturing of medical x-ray machines and specified sub-assemblies / parts / sub-parts thereof by notifying enhanced basic customs duty (BCD) for financial years 2021-22 to 2024-25.

PMP has been prepared keeping in view the present status of manufacturing ecosystem in the country, whereby appropriate tariff changes shall be carried out in phases on the medical x-ray machines and specified sub-assemblies / parts / sub-parts thereof.

The PMP roadmap is notified with the objective of progressively increasing domestic value addition for establishment of a robust medical x-ray machines manufacturing eco-system in India.

The PMP shall enable the medical x-ray machines and related sub-assembly/parts/sub-parts industry to plan their investment in the sector.

DoR has been directed to refer to notification of even number dated January 22, 2021 of DoP notifying PMP to promote domestic manufacturing of medical x-ray machines and specified sub-assemblies/parts/sub-parts thereof by notifying enhanced basic customs duty for next three financial years.

‘DoR vide office office memorandum dated October 5, 2020 has already concurred the proposal. In this connnection, it is requested to take further necessary action in the matter,’ DoP in a note stated.

For x-ray diagnostic table the current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty (BCD) is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.


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For vertical bucky current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.

For x-ray tube suspension current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.

For high frequency x-ray generator (>25 KHz) current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2023-24 is 2.5 %and for 2024-25 is 10%.

For medical grade monitor current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22, 2022-23 is 2.5 % and for 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.

For x-ray grid current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 is 5% and for 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.

For multi leaf collimator/iris current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 is 5% and for 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2024-25  is 10%.

For flat panel detector including scinitillators, current tariff rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 and 2022-23 is 2.5%, for 2023-24 is 10% and for 2024-25 is 15%.

For x-ray tube current rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 and 2022-23 is 2.5%, for 2023-24 is 10% and for 2024-25 is 15%.

For static user interface current rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 2.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 is 5% and for 2022-23, 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 10%.

For x-ray machine current rate is 10% and applicable basic customs duty is 7.5% and proposed BCD for 2021-22 is 7.5, for 2022-23 is 10% and for 2023-24 and 2024-25 is 15%.


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