UP Population Policy

Uttar Pradesh (UP) is the most populous state in India, with an estimated population of about 170 million as of March 2000 and a land area of 294,411 sq. km. One-sixth of the world’s population lives in India and one-sixth of India’s population lives in UP. Only three other countries of the world, China, the United States and Indonesia have populations larger than that of UP.

 
Introduction
 
Background
Fertility and Mortality
Contraceptive Use
Maternal Child Health Care
Regional Differences
Need for a Population Policy
 
Policy Objectives
 
The Mission
Objectives
Age at Marriage
Reduction in Fertility
Reduction in Maternal Mortality
Reduction in Infant and Under-Five Mortality
RTI/STI and AIDS
Regional-Level Objectives
 
Strategies to Improve RCH Services
 
Strategies for Community Involvement
Strategies to Involve Private Sector
Strategies to Improve Access to and Quality of RCH Services
Strategies to Improve Service Delivery Systems
 
Policy Implementation
 
New Structures
State Population and Development Commission
Committee For Population Stabilization
Reproductive and Child Health Mission
District-Level Societies
Monitoring Systems
Additional Resources