Family Planing Schemes for Young Age Group

Family Planing Schemes for Young Age Group

(a) & (b) As per Census, 2011, the percent of population in the age group of 15-24 years is 19.2% which is approximately 231.9 million.

State wise detail is given at Annexure-I

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(c) & (d) The strategies for promotion of spacing methods of family planning are placed at Annexure II;
Annexure-I
State wise % distribution of population by age group 15-24 yrs, Census 2011
Sl.No.
States/UTs
15-19 20-24
15-24 (total of
(15-19)& (20-24)
India 10.0
9.2
19.2
1
Andhra Pradesh*
9.6
9.6
19.2
2
Arunachal Pradesh 11.3
9.5
20.8
3
Assam
9.8
9.3
19.2
4
Bihar
9.1
7.7
16.8
5
Chhattisgarh 10.2
9.4
19.5
6
Delhi
9.9
10.5
20.4
7
Goa
7.8
9.0
16.8
8
Gujarat
9.7
9.6
19.3
9
Haryana 10.6 10.1
20.7
10
Himachal Pradesh
9.3
9.4
18.7
11
Jammu & Kashmir
9.9
9.3
19.1
12
Jharkhand
9.7
8.6
18.3
13
Karnataka
9.5
9.9
19.4
14
Kerala
7.8
8.0
15.8
15
Madhya Pradesh 10.3
9.3
19.5
16
Maharashtra
9.5
9.9
19.3
17
Manipur
9.7
9.6
19.3
18
Meghalaya 11.0
9.6
20.6
19
Mizoram 10.1 10.2
20.2
20
Nagaland 11.6 10.3
21.9
21
Odisha
9.4
9.0
18.4
22
Punjab 10.2 10.0
20.2
23
Rajasthan 10.7
9.4
20.0
24
Sikkim 11.0 11.0
22.0
25
Tamil Nadu
8.7
8.9
17.6
26
Tripura
9.7
10.2
19.9
27
Uttar Pradesh 11.5
8.8
20.3
28
Uttarakhand 11.1
9.6
20.8
29
West Bengal
9.9
9.6
19.5
30
Andaman & Nagar Islands
8.7
9.8
18.4
31
Chandigarh
9.9
11.5
21.4
32
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
9.6
12.9
22.5
33
Daman & Diu 10.8 15.9
26.7
34
Lakshadweep
8.7
9.0
17.8
35
Puducherry
8.2
8.7
16.9
*Figure for undivided Andhra Pradesh

Strategies being implemented by the Government for promotion of spacing methods of family planning for India as population are:
  • New Spacing methods- New contraceptives viz. Injectable contraceptive and Centchroman have been added to the existing basket of choices.
  • A new method of IUCD insertion immediately after delivery i.e. post-partum IUCD (PPIUCD) has been introduced.
  • Dedicated RMNCH+A counselors have been appointed at high case load facilities.
  • Improved Demand generation activities through a 360 degree media campaign.
  • Redesigned Contraceptive Packaging - The packaging for Condoms, OCPs and ECPs has now been improved and redesigned so as to increase the demand for these commodities.
  • Scheme for ASHAs to Ensure spacing in births.
  • Scheme for Home delivery of contraceptives by ASHAs at doorstep of beneficiaries.
  • Mission Parivar Vikas- The Government has launched Mission Parivar Vikas for substantially increasing access to contraceptives and family planning services in146 high fertility districts with Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of 3 and above in seven high focus states. These districts are from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Assam that itself constitutes 44% of the country€s population.
  • Family Planning Logistic Management and Information System (FP-LMIS): A dedicated software to ensure smooth forecasting, procurement and distribution of family planning commodities across all the levels of health facilities.
The above statement was submitted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department of Health and Family Welfare 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.3391
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12TH JULY, 2019

FAMILY PLANNING SCHEMES FOR YOUNG AGE GROUP 

3391. DR. (PROF.) KIRITPREMJIBHAI SOLANKI

Will the Minister of HEALTH ANDFAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

  • (a) whether according to 2011 census, 19.15 per cent of our total population is young, in the age group of 15-24 years;
  • (b) if so, the details thereof;
  • (c) whether the Government proposes to launch any specific scheme for promotion of spacing methods of family planning for this young population; and
  • (d) if so, the details thereof and if not the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)

As above
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