Meeting of PCPNDT state advisory committee
Bhopal, October 9, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan): A meeting of the State Advisory Committee constituted under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act to stop female foeticide was held today. An honorarium of Rs 500 was recommended for non-government members included in the sonography centre inspection team at the meeting. State Appropriate Authority Dr. B.N. Chouhan, State Nodal Officer Dr. Veena Sinha, Additional Secretary Law and Legislation Mr. Santosh Kumar Shukla, Gynaecologist Dr. Meenakshi Patel, Deputy Director Dr. Nidhi Patel, State Advisory Mrs. Swati Singh, Director Child Helpline Mrs. Archana Sahay, Director Sangini Sansthan Mrs. Prarthana Mishra and Public Relations Officer were present at the meeting. The committee also recommended rewarding government employees who help in stopping female foeticide. It was told at the meeting that the national inspection and surveillance team on a visit to Dewas and Bhopal sometime back, lauded the sting operation conducted in Gwalior district. The committee instructed all district collectors to ensure registration within 70 days from the date of application of the sonography centre.