Now those who have two more children may have to be deprived of many facilities. For example, such people will be considered ineligible to apply for a government job, if they are in a job, they will be deprived of the due benefits. Although this act will come into force after one year.
UP’s new population policy draft prepared, preparing to implement on July 11
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CM Yogi said on World Population Day that increasing population is the root of major problems including inequality prevailing in the society. Population control is the primary condition for the establishment of an advanced society. On this ‘World Population Day’, he appealed to the people to take a pledge to make themselves and the society aware of the problems arising from the population.
Increasing population is the root of major problems including inequality prevailing in the society. Population control is the primary condition for the establishment of an advanced society.
Let us, on this ‘World Population Day’, take a pledge to make ourselves and the society aware of the problems arising from the increasing population.
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) July 11, 2021
What is New Population Policy
The new population policy will try to reduce the neonatal mortality rate and maternal mortality rate. Arrangements will be made for better management of nutrition, education and health of adolescents in the age group of 11 to 19 years. In the new policy, comprehensive arrangements will be made to increase the accessibility of contraceptive measures, to provide proper arrangements for safe abortion, to solve the problem of impotence-infertility, to care for the elderly. The new policy will accelerate population stabilization efforts.
Disadvantages of having more than two children
People who have more than two children may have to be deprived of many facilities. For example, such people will be considered ineligible to apply for a government job, if they are in a job, they will be deprived of some benefits. Neither the local bodies will be able to contest elections nor will they get any subsidy. The benefit of 77 government schemes and grants will also not be available.
On its implementation, all government officials and employees will have to give an affidavit within one year. Apart from this, the elected representatives of the local body will have to give an affidavit. He will not violate it. They have only two children when the law is in force, if they produce a third child after giving the affidavit, then there is a proposal to cancel the election of the representative as well as not to contest the election. At the same time, promotion and dismissal of government officials and employees have been recommended.
Shagun kit will be distributed to the newlyweds
Shagun kits will also be distributed to the newlyweds on the occasion of Population Stabilization Fortnight. So that they can be encouraged the means of family planning. A film made on the importance of family planning in view of World Population Day and population policy will also be screened on this occasion.
In this proposal, being brought as a population control bill, many provisions have been made to encourage one child policy. For example, if a couple undergoes an operation after the birth of a child (and says not to have a second child), then the husband or wife who is doing the operation should be given financial assistance of Rs. Apart from this, financial assistance of 50 thousand rupees should be given if this one child is a boy and one lakh rupees if it is a girl.
Apart from this, provision has been made to provide admission and fee waiver on priority to this child while studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya, pursuing professional courses like medical-engineering or management. The Bill states that if a couple produces two children, no additional exemption or benefit will be given to them.
Preparation to introduce bill in Rajya Sabha to bring strict population policy
On the other hand, there is a preparation to introduce a bill in the Rajya Sabha to bring a strict population policy in the country. This is a private member bill. It is being presented by BJP MPs Subramanian Swamy, Harnath Singh Yadav and Anil Agarwal. Several provisions have been recommended in this bill to encourage one child policy. If permission is obtained from the Chairman, then this bill can be discussed in this session of Parliament.