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State’s Population Policy For 2021-2030: UP

State’s Population Policy For 2021-2030:UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the State’s population policy for 2021-2030.

The new policy aims at

  • decreasing the total fertility rate from 2.7 to 2.1 by 2026 and 1.7 by 2030,
  • increase modern contraceptive prevalence rate from 31.7% to 45% by 2026 and 52% by 2030,
  • increase male methods of contraception use from 10.8% to 15.1% by 2026 and 16.4% by 2030,
  • decrease maternal mortality rate from 197 to 150 to 98, and infant mortality rate from 43 to 32 to 22, and under 5 infant mortality rate from 47 to 35 to 25.
  • Targeting stabilisation, the draft of the policy also said the State would attempt to maintain a balance of population among the various communities.

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