Other Initiatives

Two interactive meetings were held to discuss the declining Sex ratio of the State.

Two workshops were organized in order to sensitize the Chief Medical officers , Service providers and Media persons about PC & PNDT Act. one at Jammu and other at Srinagar.

The words from mouth of Religious preachers are taken as teachings of God. About 366 Religious preachers/ leaders have been approached in the matter by the Hon’ble Health Minister through D.O. letter.

Messages given in local newspapers to generate the awareness among the service providers and people.

Hon’ble Health Minister along with team of officers from Health department conducted surprise visit of Private Nursing Homes / Ultra sound Clinics in Jammu city on 3rd May and sealed 2 Clinics and show cause notice was issued to one Nursing home for deficiencies in fulfilment of the formalities.

Surprise visits being conducted by the Director Health Services J/K and Chief Medical Officers in their respective districts. 24 ultrasound clinics have been sealed in Jammu Division and 64 in Kashmir Division during last fortnight.

Media Gallary Govt. order 609


 “The Juvenile – Sex ratio (0-6 Years) is the most realistic indicator of trends in female foeticide and continuing discrimination against the girl child.
It constitutes a relatively stable population – not migrating for education, work or marriage"


Any Person who gives information about occurrence of sex determination/Female Foeticide with sufficient evidence to the "Appropriate Authority" (AA) at any level shall be given a reward of Rs. 50,000 by the State.
NOTE: The information should be supported with strong evidence.