SPECIAL BULLETIN ON MATERNAL MORTALITY IN INDIA 2007-09
The number of States that have realized MDG target in 2007-2009 has gone up to 3 against 1, Kerala which was the sole State with this distinction in2004-2006. Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra are the new entrants. Andhra Pradesh,West Bengal, Gujarat and Haryana are in closer proximity to the MDG target.The Maternal Mortality Ratio of India has declined from 254 in 2004-2006 to 212 in 2007-2009. The decline has been most significant in EAG States & Assam from 375 to 308. Among the Southern States, the decline has been from 149 to 127 and in the Other States from 174 to 149.
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