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Family Planning 2020 India Commitments

India is one of the principal protagonists in the global FP2020 action plan formulated in 2012. Placed in the context of Government of India’s RMNCH+A (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Adolescents) programme, the initiative has been structured to allow for focused intensified efforts to achieve the following FP2020 national commitments through decentralized actions at the state and district levels.
  • Inclusion of family planning as a central element of our efforts to achieve universal health coverage
  • Increasing financial commitment of Family Planning to more than 2 billion USD (from 2012-2020)
  • Sustaining the coverage of over 100 million women currently suing contraceptives
  • Reducing the unmet need by improved access to voluntary family planning services, supplies and information
  • Expanding the basket of choices and scaling up usage of current methods available
  • Provision of services to all beneficiaries, including adolescents through an integrated RMNCH+A approach
  • Increasing access to contraceptives through community health workers
  • Ensuring healthy birth spacing
  • Strengthening sterilization services through quality service delivery
  • Ensuring quality FP services through updating existing and formulating new standard operating protocols – leading to skilled enhancement of providers and better counseling and monitoring
  • Ensuring availability of free commodities, through strengthened commodity supply system in public health facilities for all eligible couples and adolescents seeking contraceptive services
  • Addressing equity in access to quality services and supply for the poorest and most vulnerable
  • Fostering partnerships with non-government sector for improved service delivery
  • Raising global awareness on the positive impact of Family Planning