DDC Kupwara reviews implementation of PC&PNDT Act

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KUPWARA: District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir on Tuesday convened a meeting of District Advisory Committee to review the implementation of Pre-Conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PC&PNDT).
The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Revenue, CMO, DIO, Medical Superintendent DH Handwara, social workers and other concerned.
Threadbare discussions were held on various aspects of the Act including the issuance of certificates, proper monitoring, enhancing accountability in order to prevent violation of the Act.
The DDC Kupwara directed the members of the concerned committee to ensure regular monitoring of the Ultra Sonography (USG) clinics for ensuring strict compliance with provisions of the Act.
It was said that that strict action under Law will be initiated against Clinics which don’t follow all the provisions and rules of PC & PNDT Act.

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