Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the significant decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio from 130 per lakh live births in 2014-16 to 97 per lakh live births in 2018-20. The Prime Minister emphasised that all aspects relating to women's empowerment remain very strong.
Quoting a tweet by Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, the Prime Minister called the trend very encouraging. The Health Minister said in a tweet that the various healthcare initiatives of Narendra Modi government to ensure quality maternal and reproductive care have helped tremendously in bringing down MMR. (AIR NEWS)