The Government is working on finalizing Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill which also covers surrogacy. During the inter-ministerial consultation some Ministries /Departments submitted their comments which were considered by the Department of Health Research (DHR) in consultation with Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India. The Indian Council Medical Research (ICMR) is revising the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, based on these comments.
The MoS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, yesterday