The National Health Policy (2017) aims to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate to 100 (per 1 lakh live births) by 2020 and Infant Mortality Rate to 28 (per 1,000 live births) by 2019.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

The objective of the National Health Policy is to improve health status through concerted policy action in all sectors and expand preventive, promotive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative services provided through the public health sector with focus on quality.