• Abhishek Kumar Analyst, MIHM, Indian School of Business, Mohali, Punjab, India
  • Rajeev Singh Dhakad State co-ordinator, Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India



Family planning, mCPR, FP2020, Unmet need, Family panning method, Family planning services


Introduction: Worldwide, India was the first country to introduce a National Programme for Family Planning in 1952. Following its memorable inception, the Family Planning project has experienced numerous changes as far as approach and real program usage. Now India has committed in the London summit 2012 for family planning programme or interventions. Family planning programme or interventions will be performed as the main component of Universal Health Coverage. It will be achieved through the largest public health programme in the world, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and as well as National Urban Health Mission (NUHM). And also, India is focusing on SDG, by 2030, ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes, as imitated in Sustainable Development Goal 3.7.

Objective: First objective is to analyses the current trend of mCPR and project it for FP2020 and second to analyze the increase in the number of users under FP2020 as per the commitment to increase additional 48 million users.

Materials & Method: We performed a secondary analysis on the data given by FP2020’s website. Which provides us information and resources on the global partnership designed for everyone working to advance access to modern contraceptives for all girls and women who want them.

Result and conclusion: The result has estimated that the mCPR will rise to 55 percent in 2020 from 53 of 2012. But if we want to achieve the target of 175.39 (127 million users till 2012 and additional user of 48 million till 2020, which comes out to be 175 million) then we will have to increase the mCPR to 68 percent. Then only we will be able to achieve that. Otherwise the target looks unrealistic to achieve. 


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