India: Rajasthan in ‘cars for sterilisation’ drive

Health officials in the Indian state of Rajasthan are launching a new campaign to try reduce the high population growth in the area.

They are encouraging men and women to volunteer for sterilisation, and in return are offering a car and other prizes for those who come forward.

Among the rewards on offer is the Indian-made Tata Nano – the world’s cheapest car.

Many in the government are worried about the size of India’s population.

It is expected to overtake that of China by 2030.

 

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