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JSF for population control policy

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Seeks exemption for NE States

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 28: In response to the rapid population growth of India since the last many decades which ultimately surpassed China in December 2022 with 1.4 billion people making India the most populous country in the world with a disproportionate landmass of just 2.4% of the world, the Jansankhya Samadhan Foundation (JSF), a non-political non-governmental organisation registered in 2013 has been working towards this direction of population control of the nation by demanding for a population control policy based on two-child norms.
On this issue, a JSF delegation accompanied by 4 MPs met the President of India on August 9, 2018 and submitted a memorandum signed by 125 MPs demanding the formulation of Population Control Act based on two-child norm with stringent penalties for defaulters, however, demanding for exempting the tribal societies of Northeast region for reasons of the fragility of the tribal population growth rate.
The JSF had been persistently striving towards this end with various seminars, meetings, rallies and in recent times, conducting a national signature drive to garner public support for the cause.
The Nagaland State Unit of JSF along with the other Northeastern States is diligently working towards the goal of exemption for all indigenous tribal population of Nagaland and the Northeastern region from the scope of this act considering the fragility of the population growth rate in the area.
In this regard, the nationwide signature drive to garner support for the cause of formulating National population control policy with exemptions for the Northeast areas, was launched which was also undertaken in the State. The forms would be collectively submitted to the Prime Minister on October 29.
The JSF Nagaland thanked Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio for extending his advice and support for the cause. The JSF also expressed gratitude to the Chief Patron, Phangnon Konyak, MP and Vice Chairperson (Rajya Sabha), Patron Dr. Ahoto Andrew, National General Secretary, NPP and Patron Kashiho Sangtam, former Minister for their continuous support for the cause of the JSF.
The JSF also welcomed the newly inducted JSF Patrons, Minister for Tourism and Higher Education, Temjen Imna Along, Advisor DUDA Geology and Mining, W Chingang Konyak, MLA Achumbemo, MLA Lima Onen Chang, State President BJP Nagaland and PDA Co-Chairman Benjamin Yepthomi, and Dr. Roland Lotha as JSF Advisor for supporting the cause for population control.
The JSF Nagaland unit expresses gratitude to everyone who had been a part of this mega public signature drive supporting the cause of population control policy to prevent population explosion and its negative fallout in the nation.
(Page News Service)

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