Haryana’s sex ratio improves

Haryana has registered the highest ever ratio of 914 girls against 1,000 boys in 2017. It was 900 in 2016 and 876 in 2015.

Published: 15th January 2018 12:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th January 2018 01:14 PM   |  A+A-

girls, sex ration, students, feoticide, flag,

Representational Image. (File | PTI)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The sex ratio at birth in Haryana has improved.

With 17 districts of the state achieving a SRB of 900 or more, no district was below 880 in 2017.

The state has registered the highest ever ratio of 914 girls against 1,000 boys in 2017. It was 900 in 2016 and 876 in 2015.

Crediting the achievement to Centre’s campaign ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ a government statement said that the improvement in the sex ratio is an outcome of the concerted and consistent efforts made by the state government in this regard.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)
TAGS
Sex ratio

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp