New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) The government today tightened import norms for certain radiation generating components such as computed tomography apparatus and portable X-ray machine.

“Import of radiation generating components will be subject to prior regulatory clearance from AERB (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board),” the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification.

The other equipment which need this clearance include X-ray generators and apparatus, X-ray tubes, X-ray valves and radiation beam delivery units.

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