What is the National Population Policy (NPP 2000)? Why was NPP 2000 initiated by the government?
National Population Policy (NPP 2000)
It is a comprehensive family planning programme initiated by the Government of India. It provides a reliable and relevant policy framework for improving family welfare services and for measuring and monitoring the delivery of family welfare services and their demographic impact in future.
Reasons for Initiations NPP 2000 It was initiated by the government
(i) to improve healthcare quality and coverage, measuring and monitoring the delivery of family welfare programme
(ii) to enable the increasingly literate and aware families to achieve their reproductive goals and the country.
(iii) to achieve rapid population stabilisation,
(iv) to promote synergy with the ongoing educational, info-technology and socio-economic transition.
(v) to achieve rapid population stabilisation and sustainable development as well as improvement in economic, social and human development in the new millennium.