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Child Sex Ratio set to fall to a little over 800 girls per 1,000 boys in U'khand: Study


29 May 2017 02:51

A study conducted by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India has found that child sex ratio i.e. number of girls per 1000 boys is all set to fall drastically to a little over 800 by 2021 census.The report The State of Female Foeticide in Uttarakhand has been presented by the Asian Centre for Human Rights.The sex ratio at birth (SRB) as per the Asian Centre for Human Rights was 861 in 2011-2012 and 867 during 2012-2013 respectively in Uttarakhand.If under-five mortality rate (U5MR) of 48 deaths per 1,000 births in India is taken into account in the context of Uttarakhand, the child sex ratio in the state would have reduced to 813 in 2011-2012 and 819 in 2012-2013.Uttarakhand has the seventh lowest child sex ratio (CSR) in the age group of 0-6 years among 35 States/UTs of India as per the 2011 census with CSR of 890 girls per thousand boys.As per the statement of Health Minister J.P. Nadda before the Parliament on March 3, 2015, not a single convictio.
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