Uttar Pradesh Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana – A Family Planning Scheme
Uttar Pradesh Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath has decided to launch a new central family planning scheme named ‘Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana‘ for addressing maternal and infant mortalities in the state.
What is Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana
The central government had written to seven states including UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Assam in November last year to implement this scheme.
Under Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana, a Family Planning Scheme, the government will provide free condom boxes to newly wedding couples at strategic locations in cities and villages, emergency contraceptive pills and pregnancy testing kit.
Objectives of the Scheme
- Through this scheme, the government wants to reduce the population of the state by providing these facilities to new wedding couples.
- Under this scheme, the state government has also planned a Saas-Bahu Sammelan for the rural area of the state to facilitate improved communication between mother-in-law and Daughter-in-law through various games to change attitude.
Benefits of the Scheme
- Under Family Planning Scheme Uttar Pradesh 47,000 Asha workers and nurses will be trained by the government to give the contraceptive injection.
- The government will also provide a new contraceptive injection to new wedding women with a cost of Rs. 100 per injection.
- The government will provide free condom boxes to new wedding couples at health facilities and panchayat Bhawan.
- Under Mission Parivar Vikas Yojana UP government will also provide family planning kit to new wedding couples of Rs. 220.
- Family Planning Kit contain five contraceptive pills, two packs of a condom and two pregnancy test kits.
- The government will provide financial incentives of Rs. 2,000 and 3,000 to those women undergoing sterilization procedures like vasectomy and tubectomy.
- Government target to bring down TFR in 11 districts to 2.1 by the year 2025.
The new scheme includes measures given below –
- A family planning kit for newly-weds in rural areas worth Rs 220 – which will include two packs of three condoms
- A marriage registration form, five contraceptive pills
- Two pregnancy test kits
- In addition to this, a new contraceptive injection is being rolled out, where women opting for it will be paid an incentive of Rs 100 per shot.
About 47,000 nurses and Asha workers would be trained to give these injectables. Financial incentives for those undergoing sterilization procedures like tubectomy and vasectomy have been hiked under the scheme by 50% to Rs 2000 and Rs 3000.