PCPNDT Act

Hospitals in Thane to be inspected to check foeticide

The PCPNDT Act aims to stop female foeticide and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. Prenatal sex determination is banned under the Act.

Mar 17, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

BJP slams UP govt over minister's remark on PCPNDT Act

 BJP on Wednesday slammed Uttar Pradesh government over Minister Shankhlal Majhi's statement in state Assembly that people booked under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act get off easy as the regulation is "flexible" and "complex".

Feb 25, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Make disclosure or face shut down: Odisha govt to ultrasound units

Odisha government has decided to shut down ultrasound centres which have failed to disclose requisite information under the PCPNDT Act.

Jul 10, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Action against 21 doctors in Maha for violating PCPNDT Act

Twenty-one doctors have been found to have violated the provisions of the PCPNDT Act in Maharashtra, health officials on Tuesday said.

Feb 19, 2013, 23:44 PM IST

Health experts want strict implementation of PCPNDT Act

Health experts and activists have sought concrete steps for strict implementation of PCPNDT Act.

Jul 16, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

Maha to strengthen vigilance cell of PCPNDT Act

To curb sex selection tests on the unborn foetus, the Maharashtra
Government has called for applications to fill in six posts in
the vigilance cell.

Dec 28, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

`Step up implementation of PCPNDT Act`

The Centre has asked Maharashtra government to effectively step up implementation of the Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex selection) Act, 1994.

Jun 20, 2011, 20:02 PM IST