The UP Government will gift Condoms & Contraceptives to the newly married couple. This is all to promote family planning. The scheme Mission Parivar Vikas will be launch on World Population Day on 11 July.
The Kit “Nayi Pahal” will be distributed by the neighborhood ASHA workers. The Kit will also contain a letter from the health department to explain the importance of family planning.
“The aim is to spread awareness in newly married couple about responsibilities,” said Avneesh Saxena, project manager, Mission Parivar Vikas. The ‘nayi pahal kit for newly weds’ is a box containing packets of condoms, emergency contraceptive pills, general oral contraceptive pills, besides other items of use for the bride and groom.
“A pack of towels and handkerchief, nail-cutter, comb and mirror set, also given to the bride and groom,” he added. The brochure also will be given along with kit which contains family planning tips in a simple language.