Panaji, February 27, 2015 … The Advisory Committee constituted under PNDT Act for South Goa District has stressed the need to initiate stringent action against those clinics which are constantly violating PCPNDT rules by not submitting Form F to the appropriate authorities.
The Advisory Committee which met under the Chairmanship of Dr Sachin Shinde, IAS, Collector for South Goa at a meeting held in his Chamber at Panaji recently observed that even after issuing show cause notices to the clinics for failing to submit Form F there is no positive response from some clinics and therefore felt the need to suspend licences of such clinics.
The meeting discussed on various issues related to the implementation of PNDT Act which includes organization of awareness camp about the activities of PC-PNDT Act through the NGO’s on March 8, 2015 to commemorate the “International Women’s Day” after identifying the NGO’s at various Outpost, Headquarters, and Talukas in South Goa District.
The meeting also discussed about obtaining the information from the Chief Officer of all the Municipal Councils and Block Development Officers in South Goa District regarding the number of Birth Certificate issued from June 2014 to November 2014 and continue to do so on monthly basis.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Dr. A. Siona Gomes, Sr. Radiologist Chairperson,Dr. Ira Almeida, Sr. Pediatrician Vice-Chairperson, Dr. Minaxi Panandikar, Sr. Gynecologist Member Secretary and Shri. Carmo L. Dias, Asst. Information & Publicity Dept.