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The second phase of RCH program i.e. RCH - II has been commenced from 1st April, 2005 the five year file 2010. The main objective of the program is to bring about a change in mainly three critical health indicators i.e. reducing total fertility rate, infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate with a view to realizing the outcomes envisioned in the Millennium Development Goals, the National Population Policy 2000, and the Tenth Plan Document, the National Health Policy 2002 and Vision 2020 India.

Salient Features of RCH - II Program

  1. Adoption of Sector vide approach which effectively extends the program reach beyond RCH to the entire Family Welfare sector.
  2. Building State ownership by involving states and UT's from the outset in development of the program.
  3. Decentralization through development of District and State level need based plans.
  4. Lexible programming with a view to moving away from prescriptive scheme based micro planning and instead allowing States to develop need based work plans with freedom to decide upon program inputs.
  5. Capacity building at the District, state and the Central level to ensure improved program implementation. In particular, the emphasis being on strengthening financial management systems and monitoring and evaluation capabilities at different levels.
  6. Adoption of the logical frame works as a program management tour to support and outcome driven approach.
  7. Performance based funding to ensure adherence to program objectives, reward good performance and support weak performers through enhance technical performance.
  8. Pool financing by the development partners to simplify and rationalized the process of assessing external assistance.
  9. Convergence, both inter sectoral as well as intra sectoral to optimize utilization of resource as well as infra structural facilities.
  11. Delivery Points (L1,L2 and L3) of UP 2012-13
  12. List of HR under Urban RCH
  13. Latest SRS Figures On Infant Mortality Rate U.P. 2013 (CH)

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