New Delhi: India has in the last five years managed to bring down the rate of deaths among women during delivery by 17 percent, recording 212 deaths due to motherhood causes for one lakh child births.But it is still far away from the United Nation`s millennium development goal of 109.The maternal mortality ratio (MMR) figures for 2007-09 were released here Thursday by India`s Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India C. Chandramouli.The ratio for the period 2004-06 was 254 deaths, thus marking a drop of 42 points in 2007-09.
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