A central team comprising Dr V.S Salhotra, Deputy Commissioner, RCH, Mr. D.N Sahoo Under Secretary, PNDT, Adv. Varsha Deshpande, Dr Neelam Singh, Mr Sabu George and other members from NIMC, Govt. of India, New Delhi along with District Appropriate Authorities of District Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal inspected seven ultrasound centres located in these three Districts on 28th of September 2013.
The NIMC team during their inspection of the ultrasound centres found a series of violations of provisions under PC&PNDT Act and the Rules framed their under. Based on these findings, the committee recommended sealing of five ultrasound centres located in these three districts.
The Central Team has stressed upon the Appropriate Authorities of the State for strict enforcement of the PC&PNDT Act to address the steep decline in the Child Sex Ratio (C.S.R) throughout the State. The Team also impressed upon the District Appropriate Authorities of these three Districts to ensure compliance of recommendations of the Committee.