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Govt aims to reduce maternal, infant mortality rates in Rajasthan: CM

ajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said it is the aim of his government to reduce the maternal and infant mortality rates in the state. He said every effort should be made to improve the nutritional level of pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and children as per the global health standards.

Gehlot in a meeting reviewed the schemes and programs running through the Integrated Child Development Services and the Women and Child Development Department. He directed for effective implementation of the schemes. The chief minister said the benefits of programs related to women and child development should be ensured through anganwadi centers in the villages.

News source ~ Out Look India