Five USG Centers sealed in Kupwara for violating PC&PNDT Act


The district administration Kupwara launched a special drive against the USG centers violating the provisions of the PC & PNDT Act.

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The official spokesman in a Statement said that in order to curb the menace of illegal sex determination and other unethical practices, the district administration Kupwara on Tuesday launched a special drive against the USG centres violating the provisions of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC&PNDT) Act.

The spokesman added that a team of Officers headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Handwara and Chief Medical Officer Kupwara and Station House Officer Kupwara inspected the various USG Centers in Kupwara town.

During the course of the inspection, Ibni-Sena Diagnostic Center Kupwara, Kupwara Scan Point Kupwara, Al-Hayat Diagnostic Center Kupwara, Gee-Emm Fatima Diagnostic Center Kupwara and Sana-Deed Diagnostic Center Kupwara were found operating in violation of PC&PNDT Act and were immediately sealed on spot.

The inspection drive shall continue in other parts of the district as well to punish the offenders if found anywhere in the district.


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