Union Govt. Launches Paalan 1000 National campaign and Parenting App

Highlights:

  • Paalan 1000 National campaign and Parenting App were launched by the Union Minister of State for Health, Bharti Pravin Pawar in Mumbai. 
  • The launch of the Paalan 1000 National campaign and Parenting App aims to reduce the child mortality rate and take care of the first 1000 days a child after birth.
  • The Union Minister of State for Health launched the campaign virtually. 
  • India has rapidly taken steps to reduce the child mortality rate in the country since 2014 when the mortality rate was 45 per 1000 live births to 35 per 1000 live births in 2019.