DC Baramulla reviews implementation of PC&PNDT Act

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Baramulla, Oct 15: The meeting of the District Advisory Committee for Pre-conception and Pre-natal Sex Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PC&PNDT Act) was today held at Baramulla, under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash.
16 registration cases of USG clinics, including 12 fresh cases and 4 renewal cases were taken up during the meeting. A total of 09 cases were cleared for registration, out of which 05 fresh cases and 04 renewal cases were cleared for registration.
Moreover, all necessary rules and guidelines under PC & PNDT Act were taken into consideration.
Meanwhile, the DDC impressed upon the Chief Medical Officer to keep strict vigil on the functioning of the USG clinics in the district. It was mentioned that strict action under Law will be initiated against Clinics found violating provisions and rules under PC & PNDT Act.
Director Planning Baramulla, Medical Officer, District Social Welfare officer, Block Medical Officers and various Medical experts attended the Review meeting.