Up to date: Dec 08, 2021 18:00 IST
New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday handed the ‘Assisted Reproductive Know-how (Regulation) Bill, 2020‘ and the ‘Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2020‘ with a voice vote.
The 2 Bills had been handed with a number of opposition events together with Congress, DMK, NCP, TMC, CPI, CPI (M), RJD and AAP not current within the Home over their protest towards the suspension of 12 members final week.
Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had moved the 2 payments collectively for passage within the Home as there can be a standard nationwide board beneath the 2 legislations.
Mandaviya mentioned the Assisted Reproductive Know-how (Regulation) Bill 2021 seeks for the regulation and supervision of the assisted reproductive know-how clinics and the assisted reproductive know-how banks.
The invoice seeks to forestall misuse and supply secure and moral observe of assisted reproductive know-how companies for addressing the problems of reproductive well being the place such medical means are required for turning into a father or mother or for freezing gametes, embryos, embryonic tissues for additional use attributable to infertility, illness or social or medical considerations.
It additionally supplies for regulation and supervision of analysis and improvement.
On the ‘Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2020‘, Mandaviya mentioned, the method of the invoice began in 2016 whereas Assisted Reproductive Know-how is getting used within the nation since 1978.
The Minister mentioned India’s first youngster was born on October 3, 1978, and named Durga. He added that the sector has grown immensely through the years.
The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill seeks to represent the Nationwide Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Boards and the appointment of applicable authorities for regulation of the observe and means of surrogacy. (ANI)