Demography & Family Welfare
Goals of national population policy are all except:
|A||Bring down TFR to replacement level by 2015|
|B||Reduce MMR to below 100 per 100,000 live births|
|C||Achieve 100 per cent registration of births, deaths, marriage & pregnancy|
|D||Decrease IMR to below 30 per 1000 live births|
National Population Policy
The NPP was formulated by the GOI in the Year 2000 with three main objectives:
Immediate objective: to Adress the unmet needs for basic RCH services, supplies & infrastructure
Midterm objective: to achieve the replacement level of TFR by the year 2010
Long term objective: to attain a stable population by the year 2045
The other national socio-demographic goals to be achieved by the year 2010 are as follows:
a. Adress the unmet needs for basic RCH services, supplies & infrastructure.
b. Make school education upto the age of 14 free & compulsory and reduce dropouts at primary &
c. secondary school levels to below 20% for both boys & girls.
d. Reduce IMR to < 30 / 1000 live births
e. Reduce MMR to < 100/ 100000 live births
f. Achieve universal immunization of children against all vaccine preventable diseases.
g. Promote delayed marriage for girls, not earlier than age 18 and preferably after 20 yrs of age.
h. Achieve 80% institutional deliveries & 100% deliveries by trained persons.
i. Achieve 100% registration of births, deaths, marriages & pregnancy.
j. Achieve universal access to information / counseling, and services for fertility regulation &
k. contraception with a wide basket of choices.
l. Contain the spread of AIDS, & promote greater integration between the management of RTI &
m. STI and the National AIDS Control Organization.
n. Prevent & Control communicable diseases.
o. Integrate Indian System of Medicine in the provision of RCH services & in reaching out to the
q. Promote vigourously the small family norm to achieve the replacement level of TFR.
r. Bring about convergence in implementation of related social sector programs so that family welfare program becomes a people centred program.