Haryana becomes first Indian state to launch injectable contraceptive: Important facts about injectable contraceptives

With an aim to bring down the maternal and infant mortality rate in the state, the Haryana Government launched ‘Project Salamati’ on March 28, 2016.

The project was launched by Haryana’s Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar. With this, Haryana also became the first state in the country to implement the use of injectable contraceptives as a family planning measure. By using these injectable contraceptives, the project aims at encouraging people towards maintaining a healthy gap between the birth of children.