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Child sex ratio set to fall to a little over 800 girls per 1,000 boys in Uttarakhand: Study

The sex ratio at birth as per the Asian Centre for Human Rights was 861 in 2011-2012 & 867 during 2012-2013

ANI  |  New Delhi 

A study conducted by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India has found that child sex ratio i.e number of girls per 1,000 boys is all set to fall drastically to a little over 800 by 2021 census. The report, "The State of Female Foeticide in Uttarakhand" has been presented by the Asian Centre for Human Rights. The sex ratio at birth (SRB) as per the Asian Centre for Human Rights was 861 in 2011-2012 and 867 during 2012-2013 respectively in Uttarakhand. If under-five mortality rate (U5MR) of 48 deaths per 1,000 births in India is taken into account in ...

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First Published: Mon, August 22 2016. 14:15 IST
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