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Infant Mortality Rate

The Infant Mortality Rate or IMR is the number of deaths of children (under one year of age) per 1000 live births. On the other hand, the death rate of children under five year of age is called Child Mortality Rate. Leading causes of IMR The major leading cause of IMR at global level is ..

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Sample Registration System (SRS) Statistical Report 2020

The Sample Registration System (SRS) Statistical Report 2020 was released recently by the Registrar General of India (RGI). Key findings The SRS Statistical Report 2020 revealed that there is a significant decline in infant mortality rate (IMR), Under 5 Mortality Rate (U5MR), Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR) in India since 2014 and the country is currently ..

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KCR Kit Scheme

The scheme was launched by the Telangana Government. It is a welfare scheme launched for mother and child. About the Scheme After deliver, the mother is provided with the KCR kit. The kit consists of 16 items that are essential to keep the new born clean and hygienic. The kit supplies would suffice the needs ..

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UK to cut its aid to UN Family Planning Programme

The United Kingdom is to cut its fund to the United Nations Global Family Planning Programme. According to the UN Population Fund, the UK had pledged 154 million Euros. However, now UK is to provide only 23 million Euros. About the Fund Cuts In 2020, the UK Government announced that it will reduce its UK ..

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SANKALP SE SIDDHI launched by TRIFED

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) operating under Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently launched the “SANKALP SE SIDDHI”. SANKALP SE SIDDHI It is a hundred-day drive. The main aim of the drive is to activate the Van Dhan Vikas Kendras located in tribal villages. It aims to cover 1,500 villages in India ..

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NSO report: Women and Men in India, 2020

The National Statistical Office operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) recently released the Women and Men in India report. The report consolidates the crucial socio-economic indicators that portray gender situation in the country. This is the twenty second issue in its series. The report is published annually by the MoSPI. Population related ..

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Jaya Jaitly Task Force Constituted

The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development. About the task force The task force was constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The team will work on the following Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate. Improve Nutritional Levels. Examine issues that ..

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