Copper T (Cu T) is an IUCD and a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) method with many major advantages like noninterference with sexual intercourse, better efficacy (pearl index = 0.83), good compliance and easy to follow up. In India, where the population stood at more than 1.2 billion at the last count, population explosion is at its worst and family planning is the need of the hour . Considering the matter as serious since 1952, India was the first country in the world to launch a National Programme for Family Planning. Since then, this program has undergone many transformations in terms of policy and actual program implementation. The optimum utilisation is yet to see the light of the day .
Pooja Rani*1, Alka Sehgal2, Dilpreet Kaur Pandher3, Bikramjit Singh Jafra4