Out of the 5,09,290 children born during last year, there were 2,66,064 boys and 2,43,226 girls. The sex ratio rose to 914 girls per 1000 boys, officials said.
Panipatwiththe SRB of 945 topped the list, followed by Yamuna Nagar at 943 which is close to 950, considered ideal from the perspective of public health.
Mahendragarh, Rewari, Sonipat and Jhajjar districts, which recorded sex ratio below 800as per 2011 census, have shown an improvement of 136, 91, 88, 96 points respectively in their SRBs.
The officials said after the launch of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padho' campaign, the government had embarked upon a multi-pronged drive to rectify the skewed sex ratio in Haryana.
It was accompanied by a campaign to promote, celebrate and institutionalise the holistic growth ofthe girl childand her monitoring, officials said.
A massive drive was launched againstsex selective abortion/female foeticide and inter-state joint raids under the PNDT Act were also carried out, police said.
About 550 FIRs were registered under the PC-PNDT/MTP Act against the offenders after raids, they added.
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