Two-child Policy: UP Law Commission Releases Population Bill Draft

In less than a month, UP Law Commission submitted the draft Population Bill 2021 on Saturday, in search of public recommendations to the draft through 19 July. The draft Bill which has now been uploaded to the Law commission’s website, lists incentives for authorities employees, widespread public and couples beneath poverty line for adopting -toddler or one-toddler coverage thru voluntary sterilisation. The invoice additionally lists many disincentives for all which includes debarring from gain of govt-backed welfare schemes, ration card limits, contesting neighborhood frame elections etc. The Bill will now no longer be relevant to the ones already having extra than youngsters earlier than the passage of the Bill.

UP’s draft Population Bill (2021)

1. For govt employees (Two-child policy):

1) 2 extra increments throughout the complete service.

2)subsidy towards purchase of plot or house web site or designed house from Housing Board.

3)soft loan for construction or buying a house on nominal rates of interest.

4) rebate on charges for utilities corresponding to water, electricity, water, house tax.

5)Maternity or because the case might be, paternity leave of twelve months, with full pay and allowances.

6)three per cent increase in the employer‘s contribution Fund underneath national pension scheme.

7)free health care facility and sum to spouse.

2. For govt employees (one-child policy):

Additional incentives like – 2 additional increments throughout the complete services, free health care facility and sum of money to the one kid until it turns 20, preference to single child in admission all told academic establishments and govt jobs, free education up-to graduation level, scholarship for higher studies just in case of a woman child

3. For general public (two child):

Similar incentives comparable to govt staff comprising – house purchase or construction soft loan, rebate in utilities, 12-month maternity & paternity paid leave, free health care to spousal equivalent

4. For general public (one child):

Similar incentives reminiscent of govt workers comprising – free health care to kid, preference in education admissions and govt jobs, free education upto graduation & scholarships for single woman child for higher studies.


  • Debarring from benefit of state govt welfare schemes
  • Limit of ration card Units upto Four
  • Bar on contesting election to Local Body – existing members must give an undertaking to adhere to this Law and violation will result in dismissal and debarrment
  • Bar on applying to government jobs – existing members must give an undertaking to adhere to this Law and violation will result in dismissal and debarrment
  • Bar on Promotion in government services
  • Bar on receiving any kind of government subsidy

Exceptions to the law include:

*multiple births out of second maternity

* adoption of a 3rd child when having two kids out of wedding or adoption of two children after having a toddler out of marriage. All alternative mixtures of adoption leading to one or two having quite two children can violate the law

*Disability of the primary or second child

* Death of the kid

*Married couple expecting a third child at the commencement of this Law

In case of polygamous/Polyandrous weddings –

*A husband in a very polygamous marriage violating this law won’t receive any benefits and incentives beneath provided under this Act and can be vulnerable to face the disincentives, however, his adult female and youngsters are eligible for the advantages .

*Similarly a wife in a polygamous marriage violating this law will not receive any benefits and incentives under provided under this Act and will be liable to face the disincentives.

Govt duties

Implement the revised State Population Policy establish maternity centers in the least the first health centers build on the market contraceptive pills, condoms at health centres at cheap rates, distribute and encourage its use via NGOs unfold awareness concerning birth control ways guarantee obligatory registration of pregnancy, deliveries, birth and death distribute iron and aliment capsules and tablets amongst the expecting mothers conduct regular vaccination and protection drives to guard the youngsters encourage the husband-wife communication and male participation in birth control matters Introduction of social control at school info obligatory insurance to hide cases of failure of tubectomy or surgical contraception.

Experts defy; cite risks to WOMEN

Consistent with planning 2020, tho’Bharat is projected to overtake China’s population in under a decade, the organisation states that India is heading in the right direction to attain population stabilisation with a national Total fertility of 2.2, that is on the point of the replacement level fertility of 2.1. touching on the sharp decline in India’s growth rates over ten years from 2001 to 2011 from 21.5% to 17.7%, the organisation states that twenty four of the Indian states and union territories have already reached the replacement level TFR of 2.1 with the desired fertility at 1.8. The organisation conjointly highlights that presently there’s a high unmet would like for planning at 13% amid married girls of 15-49 years as of 2015-16. This reportedly placed these women at grave risk of death or incapacity throughout physiological state and childbearing because of lack of access to contraceptives.

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