AbstractCivil Registration System (CRS) in India has been in vogue for more than 100 years now. Even after 4 decades of the enactment of the Act, there are wide inter-state and intra-state variations. Objectives 1. To assess the district wise reporting and registrations of births and deaths in AP from 2007 - 2010. 2. To make an urban vs. rural comparison of proportions of these registrations. 3. To identify factors influencing civil registration in AP and steps for strengthening CRS. The article discusses, determinants of civil registration in India & strategies for strengthening reporting & registrations.
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