Question raised in Lok Sabha on Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases, 18/12/2015

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases, 18/12/2015. According to Sample Registration System (SRS) based Abridged life table brought out by Registrar General and Census Commission, India the expectation of life at birth for men and women has increased from 62.3 years and 64.6 years during 1999-03 (Mid-year 2001) to 65.8 years and 69.3 years respectively during 2009-13 (Mid-year 2011). State-wise estimates are available only for bigger States. The State wise details for bigger States, gender-wise, are enclosed at Annexure – I & II. The leading causes of Death in India and Empowered Action Group (EAG) States and Assam and other States 2004-06, brought out by Registrar General and Census Commission, India, are enclosed in Annexures III and IV. Number of reported cases in major communicable diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Leprosy, TB and HIV/AIDS are given at Annexures-V to XI.

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