Pre-natal Diagnostic Technique (PNDT)

Drama By ShilpatitthaThe Supreme Court, taking a serious view of the onslaught of sex-selective discriminatory practices by the medical fraternity, and the connection it may have with the use of pre-natal sex determination, directed the Centre to implement the PC & PNDT Act in all its aspects.




BRIEF REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF PC & PNDT ACT IN TRIPURA

  • The Pre-conception & Pre-natal Diagnostic Technique Act 1994 is maintaining Gender

  • The District Magistrate & Collectors is the Appropriate Authority in the District. All Ultra Sonography (USG) Clinics are being inspected by the concerned Appropriate Authority on a regular basis.

  • There are 66 Ultra Sonography Clinics in four districts of Tripura. All USG Clinics are being inspected by the concerned appropriate authority regularly. District wise clinics status is given below:

Ultra Sonography Clinics in Tripura.

Name of Districts Govt. Private Total
West 06 37 43
Sepahijala 03 00 03
Khowai 01 03 04
Gomati ( Including South) 03 04 07
North 02 02 04
Unakoti 04 02 06
Dhalai 05 01 06
Total 27 49 76

  • State Supervisory Board, District Advisory Board & State Level multimember Appropriate Authority is well functioning in the state and holding regular meeting as per norms and monitoring the status of implementation of the Act.
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  • Till date no case has been filed in Tripura Under this Act.

  • Quarterly report from the district is regularly sent to the State and from State to Government of India.

  • District level inspection and monitoring committee are regularly visiting the USG Clinic etc.

  • First meeting of State Supervisory Board on 16.10.04.

  • State Supervisory Board formed in Tripura dated: 16.10.03. The Last Meeting held on 27.07.15
  • Last State level Multimember appropriate authority meeting held on 28-01-2016.

  • Appropriate Authorities at district level covering all district.

  • Quarterly reports on PNDT in prescribed formats furnished regularly from 8 (Eight) Districts
  • State Level Sensitized workshop on PC & PNDT held on 27th August 2016