Indore : Age of many pregnant women in Indore district is ‘0’ year. Shocked! The officials of District Administration toom were shocked when they found age of several pregnant women stated as ‘0’ year in the forms, which they had filled while going through sonography test. The administrative officials believe that the matter is ‘suspicious’ and ordered an investigation.The matter came to light during the review meeting of the PC and PNDT Act, chaired by Collector Akash Tripathi at the Collectorarte, on Wednesday.

During the meeting, the Collector ordered the field officers of Women and Family Welfare Development Department to check the cases in which the age of pregnant women were mentioned ‘0s’.

He also ordered to act against the doctors, who refer the patients to a particular sonography centres, and cancel the licenses of the centres, which don’t give reports of sonography to the PC and PNDT Cell regularly.

ADM Alok Kumar Singh, SDM DK Nagendra, CMHO Dr Ashok Dagaria and other officials were present in the meeting.

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