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Strict implementation of PC-PNDT Act, Udupi DC

Strict implementation of PC-PNDT Act, Udupi DC

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Udupi, Dec 19, 2016: Udupi Deputy commissioner T Venkatesh stressed the need for strict implementation of ’Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act’ (PC-PNDT) to prevent falling female to male sex ratio in the country. Expressing happiness at the healthy sex ratio in the district, Venkatesh said there was no complaint against the obstetricians or ultra sonologist in Udupi district with regards to implementing the act and urged all the stakeholders to ensure that the act is implemented in its letter and spirit.

T VenkateshHe was inaugurating a PC-PNDT awareness programme that was held under the joint aegis of the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Manipal University, and district administration, zilla panchayat and district health and family welfare office, Udupi district at Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal. A healthy sex ratio is also important in that the society does not suffer the consequences at a later date, he noted.

Dr Rajani, deputy director of PC-PNDT Cell, Bengaluru, clarified all the issues regarding the act and its implementations, during the question and answer session. She also administered the oath to the delegates to save the girl child and that they would not detect or reveal the fetal sex.

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Arushi M, bengaluru Mon, December-19-2016, 12:54
Action has to be taken on violators, some in spite for then greed for money
Pradeepa G Naik, Sullia Sun, December-18-2016, 11:42
If we keep on aborting the girl child on detecting the sex on fine day the entire generation will com to an end .
Shruthi Nair, Mudipu Sun, December-18-2016, 11:24
The strict implementation of this act is needed as some people are still orthodox as they force the girl to give birth to boy child. We have to come out of our thoughts .
Sudeep S, Udupi Sun, December-18-2016, 10:59
In our district we do not face much problems regarding the detection of sex , but in the other parts of the country the eole are very much concerned about this issue.
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