Consider the following statements as per recent reports under Sample Registration System:

  1. India has shown a consistent decline in infant mortality rate in between 1990 to 2015
  2. Madhya Pradesh has the highest infant mortality rate in India

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Though there has been a continuous decline in the infant mortality rate in India, the conditions in few states are still pathetic. As per recent reports, Madhya Pradesh tops the list in terms of infant mortality rate.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module