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MATERNAL MORTALITY RATIO (MMR)

Sources: PIB, PTI, The Hindu, The Indian Express, DD News, Lok Sabha Channel , Rajya Sabha Channel , All India Radio 

 

MATERNAL MORTALITY RATIO (MMR)

The Office of the Registrar General’s Sample Registration System (SRS) released the special bulletin on Maternal Mortality in India 2016-18.

 The Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in India has declined to 113 in 2016-18 from 122 in 2015-17 and 130 in 2014-2016.

 The MMR of various States according to the bulletin includes Assam (215), Bihar (149), Madhya Pradesh (173), Chhattisgarh (159), Odisha (150), Rajasthan (164), Uttar Pradesh (197) and Uttarakhand (99).

 The southern States registered a lower MMR — Andhra Pradesh (65), Telangana (63), Karnataka (92), Kerala (43) and Tamil Nadu (60).