Must for sonography centres to show registration certificate

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 19 May 2017 12:46:38



Staff Reporter,

The district-level meeting of District Advisory Committee took place at the Collectorate office, which was presided over by Chief Executive Officer, Zila Panchayat, Harjinder Singh. The District Advisory Committee was set up under the PNDT Act to put a check on pre-natal sex determination.

Detailed discussion was done at the meeting regarding the offer of new registration of ultrasound and sonography machines in district and their renewal. CEO gave directions at the meeting to compulsorily show registration certificate at all the ultrasound and sonography centres. He also gave instructions to the officials of Health Department to ensure that all the ultrasound and sonography centres are abiding by the provisions of the Act.

He also gave directions that under the provisions of the Act, all the ultrasound and sonography centres will be inspected in every three months. He also gave instructions to form an additional inspection team and to give the new members of the team training in this regard. Chief Medical Officer, Dr N U Khan, Dr V C Chaudhary, Dr Basanti Sahu, Dr Renu Chugh, Dr Anoop Hajela, Dr Shailesh Lunawat and other members of the committee were also present at the meeting.