Family planning is now viewed as a developmental behavior. It not only improves maternal and infant health but also is directly linked to the overall well-being of the family. India has a high unmet need and the use of modern contraceptives is not satisfactory though it has improved a lot currently. Achieving the FP 2020 goals an important activity of the government. Covid 19 pandemic has stood as a barrier in family planning service delivery. Experts voiced concerns about rising unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions during the pandemic, and the rise of maternal and infant mortality during the post covid period due to falls in contraceptive services. Perceived thoughts and reality is discussed.