Surrogacy in India Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..




Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 introduced by the Minister of Health and Family Welfare was passed in the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill The Bill proposes to regulate surrogacy in the country by establishing a National Surrogacy Board at the central level and state surrogacy boards and appropriate authorities in the state and Union ..


Various Issues Around Surrogacy in India

Surrogacy is when another woman carries and gives birth to a baby for the couple who want to have a child but medical condition of the couple makes it impossible or dangerous to get pregnant and to give birth. The type of medical conditions that might make surrogacy necessary include absence or malformation of the ..


Draft ART (Regulation) Bill, 2014

In 2005, the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) had framed guidelines for ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) Clinics. However, there is no legal mechanism to enforce them or monitor compliance by clinics. The ART Bill was first drafted in 2010 by the previous UPA regime. The draft prepared in 2012 has banned only those foreigners ..