You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> MUMBAI

'Crackdown on illegal sonography centres'

DNMUM246832 | 6/10/2012 | Author : Nozia Sayyed-Pathan | WC :344 | Health

Squads will penalise centres for violating sex determination laws

In a bid to eliminate the illegal practice of sex determination and female foeticide from society, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) and the Panvel Municipal Council (PMC) have sprung in action. They have already sealed four centres that were violating Pre Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994.
Dr BN Telang, medical superintendent at Panvel Rural Hospital, said, "This is a part of the special drive that was started by the chief secretary of the state J Banthia which is aimed at identifying miscreants violating Pre Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994, and illegally conducting sex determination tests. We have formed four squads that will keep a check on the rampan
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on MUMBAI

Loophole in rehabilitation of victoria cart owners
DNMUM389295 | 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Edit | WC :272

The Maharashtra government’s rehabilitation package for owners and drivers of Mumbai’s iconic horse-drawn Victoria carts may be too meagre. The courts have asked for the buggies, which have been running on the streets since colonial times and
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Tribunal compensates sea link’s first casualty
DNMUM389296 | 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Pranali Lotlikar | WC :373

The Motor Accident claims tribunal awarded compensation to the family of a Breach Candy Hospital employee, who was killed in an accident on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in December 2009, the first casualty case which occurred on the sea link. T

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

HC allows arrested I-T officer to travel abroad
DNMUM389297 | 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :189

The Bombay High Court has allowed a senior income tax (IT) official, who was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs1.50 crore from a builder to reduce his tax liability, to travel to Abu Dhabi to attend her daughter’s convocation ceremony. Th
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Delayed work on LBS Road wreak havoc for commuters
DNMUM389298 | 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Devashri Bhujbal | WC :318

A major arterial road in the eastern suburbs, the Lal Bahadur Shastri Road (LBS road), witnesses heavy traffic congestion round the clock due to the connectivity it offers. However, motorists continue to suffer due to the width of the road, whi
Add To LightboxCalculate Price