Cabinet nod to surrogacy bill; now widows and divorcee women can benefit as well1 min read . Updated: 26 Feb 2020, 06:19 PM IST
- The proposed insurance cover for surrogate mother has now been increased to 36 months from 16 months provided in the earlier version
- The amended bill is likely to be tabled in the second half of the Budget Session beginning next month
NEW DELHI : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020, which allows any "willing" woman to be a surrogate mother and proposes that widows and divorced women can also benefit from its provisions, besides infertile Indian couples.
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