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Meghalaya, Manipur among 5 states yet to reach ‘replacement-level’ fertility

New Delhi: Even though India’s overall decline of fertility rate has been encouraging, there are wide inter-regional variations with five states still not having achieved replacement-level of fertility of 2.1 — the rate at which a population exactly replaces itself from one generation to the next — according to the (NFHS) National Family Health Survey-5. These […]