Government to Increase Male Participation in Family Planning, Details of States Having Better Male Participation in Family Planning

Government to Increase Male Participation in Family Planning, Details of States Having Better Male Participation in Family Planning 

FAMILY PLANNING FOR MALES 
(a)  The initiatives undertaken by the Government to increase male participation in Family Planning are:-
FAMILY+PLANNING+FOR+MALES
  • 1) Observation of €Vasectomy Fortnight in the month of November every year in all States of India to raise awareness on male participation and promotion of male sterilization. 
  • 2) Training of service providers in No Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) to enhance the pool of service providers. 
  • 3) Condom boxes set up in facilities to enable clients to access condoms in privacy. 
  • 4) The €Home Delivery of Contraceptive Scheme to deliver contraceptives including condoms to the beneficiaries. 
  • 5) Substantially increased compensation for male sterilization under the Enhanced compensation scheme for sterilization. 
  • 6) A 360 degree media campaign underlining the role of men in family planning to encourage men to adopt family planning methods. 
(b)  Details of States having better Male participation in Family Planning in terms of better uptake of male contraceptives as per NFHS 4 is placed at Annexure. 

(c)  No; does not arise. 

(d)  In Mission Parivar Vikas Districts (Districts with TFR>3), Government is conducting 4 Mission Parivar Vikas campaigns in a year. These campaigns involve extensive mobilization activities including promotion of male participation and assured vasectomy services. 
Annexure
Details of States having better Male Participation in Family Planning Source 
NFHS-4

S. No.
STATE*
Current Use of male family planning methods (Male sterilization + Condom)
(%)
1
Chandigarh
28.6
2
Delhi
20.2
3
Punjab
19.5
4
Uttarakhand
16.8
5
Himachal Pradesh
15.1
6
Haryana
12.6
7
Jammu & Kashmir
11.7
8
Uttar Pradesh
10.9
9
Rajasthan
8.9
10
Sikkim
8.6
11
Maharashtra
7.5
12
Goa
7.1
13
West Bengal
6.0

The National average for Current Use of male family planning methods (Male sterilization + Condom) is 5.9 %;
* Above 13 States have better male participation than National average (5.9 %)

The above statement was submitted by Minister of Health and Family Welfare Department in reply of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 

LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1150 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 08TH FEBRUARY, 2019 
1150. SHRI ARVIND SAWANT 


Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state: 
  • (a) the initiatives being taken by the Government to increase male participation in family planning; 
  • (b) the name of States having better male participation in family planning in terms of better uptake of male contraceptives; 
  • (c) whether the Government is devising initiatives to introduce newer contraceptives for males in the country and if so, the details thereof; and 
  • (d) whether the Government is planning to increase frequency of €Vasectomy Fortnight in the country and if so, the details thereof? 
ANSWER 
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 

(SMT. ANUPRIYA PATEL) 

As above
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