Margao: August 27, 2018 … The Advisory Committee for Appropriate Authority under PC-PNDT Act, South District have decided to cancel the registration of those clinics who do not submit their application for renewal 30 days prior to the expiry of the certificate of registration including those submitting incomplete Form F. These clinics will then have to apply for fresh registration and pay the applicable fees.
Dr. Tariq Thomas, Collector(South) & District Appropriate Authority chairing a meeting of the Advisory Committee observed that lot many clinics submit their application after the specified period as mandated in the Act and decided to view seriously the laxity by generic clinics registered under the Act.
The Committee also decided to raise the matter of registration of USG facility for Ophthalmology. The Committee was of the considered opinion that the probe used for ophthalmology is in no way be used to determine sex determination. There will be substantial increase in the burden on the inspection team, the Committee observed.
The Chairman however emphasized that data base of all such clinics in the District be built in the interim period and directed the concerned official to seek the details.
Medical Supdt. Hospicio Hospital, Dr. Ira Almeida; Gynecologist, Hospicio Hospital, Dr. Minakshi Panandikar, Radiologist, Hospicio Hospital, Dr. M. Dhond and Assistant Information Officer, Dept of Information & Publicity Shri Allwyn Pereira, Assistant Information Officer, Dept of Information & Publicity were amongst those members present for the meeting.