Address the unmet needs for basic reproductive and child
health services, supplies and infrastructure.
Make school education up to age 14 free and compulsory, and reduce
drop outs at primary and secondary school levels to below 20 per cent for
both boys and girls.
Reduce infant mortality rate to below 30 per 1000 live births.
Reduce maternal mortality ratio to below 100 per 100,000 live births.
Achieve universal immunisation of children against all vaccine preventable
Promote delayed marriage for girls, not earlier than age 18 and preferably
after 20 years of age.
Achieve 80 percent institutional deliveries and 100 per cent deliveries by
Achieve universal access to information/counselling, and services for fertility
regulation and contraception with a wide basket of choices.
Achieve 100 per cent registration of births, deaths, marriage and
Contain the spread of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and
promote greater integration between the management of reproductive
tract infections (RTI) and sexually transmitted infections (STI) and the National
AIDS Control Organisation.
Prevent and control communicable diseases.
Integrate Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM) in the provision of reproductive
and child health services, and in reaching out to households.
Promote vigorously the small family norm to achieve replacement levels of
Bring about convergence in implementation of related social sector
programmes so that family welfare becomes a people centred programme.