Arunachal Pradesh government today launched two new contraceptives - an injectable one and a pill - under separate programmes to expand people's choice contraceptives, an official statement said.
The injectable contraceptive was launched under the 'Antara' programme and the pill under 'Chhaya'.
Gynecologists of various districts of the state were also trained on the new contraceptives during a programme here, the statement said.
India was first country in the world to launch family planning programme as early as in 1952 with the aim of controlling its population, he said.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched two new contraceptives in September last year.
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