“Mizoram’s Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Minister Robert Romawia Royte has announced Rs 1 lakh cash prize for having more number of children on father’s day”
On the occasion of Father’s Day on Sunday A minister of Mizoram has announced a cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh to a parent with the highest number of children to encourage population growth among the demographically small Mizoram communities.
Moreover, The Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte did not mention the minimum and maximum number of children.
As per the sources, The person will also get a certificate and a trophy along with the cash prize.
As per the minister, The infertility rate and the decreasing growth rate of the Mizoram population has become a serious concern. Mizoram is far below the optimum number of people to attain development in various fields because of the gradual decrease in its population.
According to the 2011 census, Mizoram has a population of 10.91 lakh and it is the second least populous state in the country. The state covers an area of around 21,087 sq km, about 91% of which is forested. The Mizos are the largest community.