On the occasion of World Population Day, the Kandhamal district administration organised a rally here on Thursday in which many ANM, ASHA and Anganwadi workers took part.
Later in the day a meeting was organised at District Headquarters Hospital conference hall here.
Kandhamal CDMO Samir Das, BNHM DPM Bulunath Sahu and Phulbani CDPO Subarnamala Nayak attended as guests.
Das emphasised on checking early marriages, unwanted birth and others to control birth rate.
In 2030 India would be the most populated country in the world which is a serious concern and need to be controlled, he added.