Friday, 24 March 2017

Sex Determination Tests

Inspections are conducted regularly by the Appropriate authorities in the States/UTs. As per the quarterly progress report (QPR) received from States/ UTs, a total of 2316 court cases have been filed by the District Appropriate Authorities for violating the provisions of the PC&PNDT Act, out of which 294 cases have been filed against unregistered diagnostic centres and 1683 machines have been sealed/seized. A total of 388 convictions have been secured under PC&PNDT Act, 1994. Following the convictions, the medical licenses of 108 doctors have been suspended by the various State Medical Councils.

As per the information received from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), NCRB has started collecting data on female foeticides since 2014 and as reported by NCRB, a total of 50 foeticides were reported in 2014 and 45 foeticides were reported in 2015 in the country, showing a decrease of 10% in female foeticides during 2015 over 2014. However, in Maharashtra it has increased from 1 foeticide to 5 foeticides

The Government has enacted the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994, for prohibition of sex selection before or after conception and for prevention of misuse of pre-conception and pre-natal diagnostic techniques for sex determination.
            
The Government is rendering financial support to the States and UTs for operationalization of PNDT Cells, Capacity Building, Orientation & Sensitisation Workshop, Information, Education and Communication campaigns and for strengthening structures for the implementation of the PC & PNDT Act under the National Health Mission (NHM). In the financial year 2016-17 total Rs.1241.33 Lakhs have been approved for the effective implementation of PC&PNDT Act.  The State/UT-wise details are given below:




Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) was launched by the Hon’ble PrimMinister, to address the declining Child Sex Ratio and related issues of empowerment of women on a life-cycle continuum. It is a tri-ministerial, convergent effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development with a focus on awareness and advocacy campaign for changing mind sets, multi-sectoral action in selected 100 districts and now extend to additional 61 districts (low on CSR), enabling girls' education and effective enforcement of Pre-Conception & Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC&PNDT) Act. Awareness campaign has already been started in these districts. The details are given below:
List of 161 districts of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
SN
Name of State / UT
Number of Districts
Census 2001
Census 2011

INDIA

927
918
1
Gujarat (9)
Surat
859
835
2
Mahesana
801
842
3
Gandhinagar
816
847
4
Ahmadabad
835
857
5
Rajkot
854
862
6
Anand
849
884
7
Amreli
892
886
8
Patan
865
890
9
Bhavnagar
881
891
10
Haryana (20)
Mahendragarh
818
775
11
Jhajjar
801
782
12
Rewari
811
787
13
Sonipat
788
798
14
Ambala
782
810
15
Kurukshetra
771
818
16
Rohtak
799
820
17
Karnal
809
824
18
Yamunanagar
806
826
19
Kaithal
791
828
20
Bhiwani
841
832
21
Panipat
809
837
22
Gurgaon
807
830
23
Jind
818
838
24
Faridabad
847
843
25
Hisar
832
851
26
Fatehabad
828
854
27
Sirsa
817
862
28
Panchkula
829
863
29
Palwal
854
866
30
Himachal Pradesh (3)
Una
837
875
31
Kangra
836
876
32
Hamirpur
850
887
33
Jammu & Kashmir (15)
Jammu
819
795
34
Pulwama
1046
829
35
Kathua
847
831
36
Badgam
963
832
37
Anantnag
977
841
38
Samba
798
779
39
Baramula
961
863
40
Ganderbal
1014
863
41
Rajouri
905
865
42
Srinagar
983
865
43
Shupiyan
1011
878
44
Kupwara
1021
879
45
Kulgam
1003
885
46
Udhampur
912
886
47
Bandipore
967
892
48
Madhya Pradesh (6)
Morena
837
829
49
Gwalior
853
840
50
Bhind
832
843
51
Datia
874
856
52
Rewa
926
885
53
Tikamgarh
916
892
54
Maharastra (16)
Bid
894
807
55
Jalgaon
880
842
56
Ahmadnagar
884
852
57
Buldana
908
855
58
Aurangabad
890
858
59
Washim
918
863
60
Kolhapur
839
863
61
Osmanabad
894
867
62
Sangli
851
867
63
Jalna
903
870
64
Hingoli
927
882
65
Solapur
895
883
66
Pune
902
883
67
Parbhani
923
884
68
Nashik
920
890
69
Latur
918
889
70
NCT of Delhi  (7)
South West
846
845
71
North West
857
865
72
East
865
871
73
West
859
872
74
North
886
873
75
North East
875
880
76
South
888
885
77
Punjab (20)
Tarn Taran
784
820
78
Gurdaspur
789
821
79
Amritsar
792
826
80
Muktsar
811
831
81
Mansa
782
836
82
Patiala
776
837
83
Sangrur
784
840
84
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar
785
841
85
Fatehgarh Sahib
766
842
86
Barnala
792
843
87
Firozpur
822
847
88
Faridkot
812
851
89
Bathinda
785
854
90
Ludhiana
817
860
91
Moga
818
860
92
Rupnagar
799
863
93
Hoshiarpur
812
865
94
Kapurthala
785
871
95
Jalandhar
806
874
96
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar
808
885
97
Rajasthan (14)
Jhunjhunun
863
837
98
Sikar
885
848
99
Karauli
873
852
100
Ganganagar
850
854
101
Dhaulpur
860
857
102
Jaipur
899
861
103
Dausa
906
865
104
Alwar
887
865
105
Bharatpur
879
869
106
Sawai Madhopur
902
871
107
Jaisalmer
869
874
108
Hanumangarh
872
878
109
Jodhpur
920
891
110
Tonk
927
892
111
Uttar Pradesh (21)
Baghpat
850
841
112
Gautam Buddha Nagar
854
843
113
Ghaziabad
854
850
114
Meerut
857
852
115
Bulandshahr
867
854
116
Agra
866
861
117
Muzaffarnagar
859
863
118
Mahamaya Nagar
886
865
119
Jhansi
886
866
120
Mathura
872
870
121
Etawah
895
875
122
Aligarh
886
877
123
Etah
880
879
124
Firozabad
887
881
125
Jalaun
889
881
126
Bijnor
905
883
127
Mainpuri
892
884
128
Hamirpur
904
886
129
Saharanpur
872
887
130
Farrukhabad
897
889
131
Mahoba
900
892
132
Uttarakhand (5)
Pithoragarh
902
816
133
Champawat
934
873
134
Hardwar
862
877
135
Dehradun
894
889
136
Chamoli
935
889
137
Andaman& Nicobar
Nicobars
937
945
138
Andhra Pradesh
Y.S.R.
951
918
139
Arunachal Pradesh
Dibang Valley
874
889
140
Assam
Kamrup Metropolitan
943
946
141
Bihar
Vaishali
937
904
142
Chandigarh
Chandigarh
845
880
143
Chhattisgarh
Raigarh
964
947
144
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
979
926
145
Daman & Diu
Daman
907
897
146
Goa
North Goa
938
939
147
Jharkhand
Dhanbad
951
916
148
Karnataka
Bijapur
928
931
149
Kerala
Thrissur
958
950
150
Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep
959
911
151
Manipur
Senapati
962
893
152
Meghalaya
Ribhoi
972
953
153
Mizoram
Saiha
950
932
154
Nagaland
Longleng
964
885
155
Odisha
Nayagarh 
904
855
156
Puducherry
Yanam
964
921
157
Sikkim
North  District
995
929
158
Tamil Nadu
Cuddalore
957
896
159
Telengana
Hyderabad
943
914
160
Tripura
South Tripura
961
951
161
West Bengal
Kolkata
927
933





NoteDistricts highlighted with bold are newly seleceted districts as a pert of extension of the BBBP Scheme


Under BBBP scheme advocacy and Media Campaign at PAN India level has been started with a 360 degree approach which includes Radio and TV campaign, Cinema Halls, community engagement through Song & Drama Division, and online digital media. Radio, TV and IVR based 139 (the universal railway enquiry number) campaigns. Effective use of Social Media enhanced outreach on BBBP especially amongst the youth. Variety of social media platforms have been used for spreading positive messages about value of girl child in the public domain. This included extensive use of MyGov platform, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vikaspedia, G+, Google Hangout, WhatsApp etc.

The government has constituted National Inspection and Monitoring Committee at the central level   for effective monitoring of PC&PNDT Act. Accordingly, the States/UTs have been directed to constitute Inspection and Monitoring Committees at State and District levels.

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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