Video testimony from
people all over India show that people think female foeticide
is predominantly a rural phenomenon, but in reality it is
practised more widely in urban India.
Rajasthan State is
known for its female foeticide and it is alleged that Pre
Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques are grossly
misused .In the state resulting in dismal of child sex ratio
of 888 in 2011. The state in the year 2015, under National
Health Mission, decided to launch a comprehensive community
mobilization campaign by taking up many different steps.
Scheme" was launched and publicized which promises
a reward of 2.0 lacs to be divided among the Informer, Decoy
lady and the Assistant who help in the entire proceedings
As a result, Rajasthan has been able
to conduct 55 successful decoy operations since 2009 December.
A reliable network of informers has
been set up and now there is a terror among those who were
using registers machines for illegal sex determination and
also who are using illegal Sonography machines for the same
along with regulation part, an awareness campaign has been
started in educational institutional particularly nursing,
technical and academic colleges and public places in shopping
malls under the "Daughters are Precious" Programme
launched on 23rd September 2016 by Hon’ble Minister of State
for Health, GoI & State Health Minister of Rajasthan.
So far 159 colleges have been approached
in whole state and approx 1 lacs students have been educated
by showing them interesting Presentations and by holding
As a result Child Sex Ratio goes up.