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Low male participation in family planning: Pune Municipal Corporation offers reward to undergo vasectomy

July 16, 2019 8:09 am

According to a recent UN report, India is projected to overtake China as the world's most populous country around 2027. The largest increase in population between 2019 and 2050 is estimated to take place in India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Egypt and USA.

Kerala man's Facebook post on why vasectomy is better than tubectomy is going viral

April 06, 2018 7:13 pm

The Facebbook post explains how it is far less painful and complicated for a man to undergo vasectomy as a form of permanent sterilisation and questions why wouldn't one go for the easier solution than resorting to making women go through a more complex procedure.

Maharashtra steps up efforts: Gadchiroli leads in vasectomies

February 05, 2018 9:53 am

Gadchiroli has been adjudged the ‘best performing district’ in the country with the highest number of vasectomies — 2,963 — in 2016-17. In 2015-16 too, Maharashtra was praised by the Centre for its efforts to encourage the participation of men in family planning.

Indian men not keen to undergo vasectomy: Govt tells Lok Sabha

July 21, 2017 5:21 pm

Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said during Question Hour that efforts were being made to encourage males to play a significant role in the country's family planning programme.