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Reproductive Child Health (RCH-II)


The main aim of the programme is to reduce infant, child and maternal mortality rates. The main objectives of the programme in its first phase were:

• To improve the implementation and management of policy by using a participatory planning approach and strengthening institutions to maximum utilization of the project resources.

• To improve quality, coverage and effectiveness of existing Family Welfare services.

• To gradually expand the scope and coverage of the Family Welfare services to eventually come to a defined package of essential RCH services.

• Progressively expand the scope and content of existing FW services to include more elements of a defined package of essential.

• Give importance to disadvantaged areas of districts or cities by increasing the quality and infrastructure of Family Welfare services.