Divisional Advisory Committee

The Divisional Advisory Committee on PNDT Act has been Constituted vide Government order no. 271-HME of 2008 dated 26-03-2008 for the better implementation of the Act by monitoring the functioning of various diagnostic centres and ultra sound clinics to curb illegal sex determination of the foetus and reconstituted vide Order No. 503-HME of 2011 dated: 20.09.2011

Jammu Division
1 Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Chairman
2 Director Health Services, Jammu Member Secretary
3 All Dy. Commissioners of Jammu Div Members
4 Senior Superintendant of Police Jmu  Member
5 HOD Pediatrics, GMC Jammu Member
6 HOD Gynae & Obst. GMC Jammu Member
7 HOD Genetics, Jammu University Member
8 Joint Director Information Deptt Jmu Member
9 Sh. Rtd. Col. S.K. Sambyal, NGO, J&K Ex-Services League Member
10 Smt. Shaista Hakim, Dy. Advocate General Member
11 Dr. Ashwani Jojra, NGO Sahyog Member
Kashmir Division
1 Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Chairman
2 Director Health Services Kashmir Member Secretary
3 All Dy. Commissioners of Kmr Div Member
4 Senior Superintendant of Police Sgr Member
5 HOD Pediatrics  GMC Srinagar Member
6 HOD Gynae & Obsta. GMC Srinagar Member
7 HOD Genetics, SKIMS Srinagar Member
8 Joint Director Information Department Kashmir Member
9 Sh. Zarif Ahmad Zarif, Social activist Member
10 Sh. Riyaz Khawar, Advocate Member
11 Smt. Gul Afroz, Law Department, Kmr University Member

a)To pay surprise visits or periodic visits to centres, Laboratories and clinics with a view to check compliance of
the provision of Act and Rules.
b)To recommend to the appropriate authority cancellation or otherwise of registration of or prosecution against
a centre laboratory or clinic.
c)To check and prevent contravention of provision of the Act or Rules in the area of its purview.
d)To advise appropriate authority about implementation of the Act and creation of public awareness on the
issue of the sex selection;
e)To seize machine as may be found appropriate.