Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Current Affairs, GK & News

What is ‘imported’ human embryo? Why the government has banned import of human embryo?

On July 20, 2022, Union government restricted the import of human embryos in accordance with the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021 and Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021. Before this, such imports were restricted or prohibited except for research purposes. Important features of the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021 include: Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill ..

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Bills on ART and surrogacy passed in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 and the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020  in the absence of Opposition on December 8, 2021. The bill has excluded single men, live-in couples, and the LGBTQ community. Background Central Government was working on the bill to regulate the ART industry since 2008. The bill was ..

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