On Friday the Maharashtra Food and Drug administration said without doctor's prescription chemist can't sell N95 masks. The FDA also clarified that strict action would be taken against those who are selling N95 masks at high price without doctor's prescription.
After the outbreak of deadly Corona virus from China there is a shortage of personal protective mask equipment and N95 mask all over the world.
Though Indian government has made it clear that it will not export N95 mask , still the manufacturer are on a mood to make a good profit out of it by making other surgical masks.
Health officials have made it clear that N95 masks should be used by only Doctors, infected patient and those who are taking care of the infected patient.