Rs 1 Lakh Reward Announced For Having Most Number Of Children In Mizoram
Aizawl: A Mizoram minister has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to any family with the highest number of children under his constituency.
In order to encourage the Mizo community to have a big family, Mizoram’s sports minister Robert Romawia Royte, who represents the Aizawl East-2 constituency announced on the occasion of Father’s day that families with maximum children will be rewarded. However, he didn’t specify the minimum or maximum number of children a parent must have to be eligible for the award.
Royte said that the award will be sponsored by the North East Consultancy Services owned by his son.
“The infertility rate and the declining growth rate of the Mizo population have been a serious concern for many years,” Robert Romawia Royte said.
As per the 2011 census, Mizoram is the least populated state in the country with a population of 10.91 lakh people.