Effective implementation of the PC-PNDT act in undertaken in the state of Goa. A State Supervisory Board headed by Hon’ble Minister for Health supervises the implementation at state level and regular meetings are held at four months interval. The District Magistrates both North and South have been appointed as District Appropriate Authorities.

Sex ratio at birth (Reg. of B&D)

Year

Sex Ratio

2001

964

2002

926

2003

936

2004

954

2005

937

2006

942

2007

952

2008

935

2009

925

2010

912

2011

960

2012

929

2013

951

2014

953

 

Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males)

0-6 years (Census)

 

1991

2001

Difference 2001-1991

2011

Difference 2011-2001

GOA

964

938

-26

920

-18

INDIA

945

927

-18

914

-13

 

Keeping in view in the above decline in the sex ratio, the following activities are undertaken to promote awareness on the PC-PNDT Act and Save the Girl Child programme.

·        Sensitization of the media personnel
·        Advocacy for judiciary and elected representatives
·        Publicity through the electronic media by way of scroll messages, talk shows, phone in programmes etc.
·        Display of hoardings on buses/public transport/river navigation services
·        Print media by way of advertisements.                
·        Message letters to newlywed couples at marriage registration counters.
·        Production of other IEC material like stickers, posters, handbills, calendars.
·        Awraeness in VHNDs, community level meeting, PRI meeting and gram Sabhas
·        Awareness activities also carried out by IEC cell of State Family Welfare Bureau

Registration of Genetic Clinics

             The Number of Registered Ultrasound Clinics/Imaging Centers                        

North Goa

South Goa

Government

·        Static    - 9

·        Mobile  -  4

Government

·        Static        -  6

·        Mobile       -  0

Private-               81

Private            -       54

Total   154

 

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District Appropriate Authority:                                                            District Appropriate Authority:

The District Magistrate,                                                                              The District Magistrate,

North Goa District, Panaji. 403001.                                                       South Goa District, Margao. 403601.