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Shooter Gauri Sheoran to be Haryana's MR campaign ambassador

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government has made as brand for its and (MR) campaign.

The decision was announced by the state's during the launch of MR campaign here today.

According to the state government, around 80 lakh children -- in the age group of nine months to 15 years -- would be covered under this campaign.

Eleven medical mobile units were also flagged off by the at the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Khattar congratulated state's Minister as well as officers of central government and state department for this initiative, and said that has launched a number of campaigns for the bright future of country's youth.

He further added that has improved considerably in the state claiming that has brought down its infant mortality rate by 6 points from 43 per 1,000 live births 2016 to 37 per 1,000 live births at present.

Under this campaign, the government proposes to eliminate and control in the country by year 2020.

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First Published: Wed, April 25 2018. 15:40 IST