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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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India’s first calf born to surrogate cow in Pune

India’s first calf delivered by a surrogate or recipient cow through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) technology carried out in a mobile laboratory was born in Indapur, Pune (Maharashtra). It has been named as Vijay. This is for first time IVF procedure was successfully implemented at farm level with the help of mobile laboratory. Earlier similar ..

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