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The Health Ministry launched a slew of initiatives, including injectible contraceptives, in the public health system.
Sri Lankan police attacked medical students last week when they demanded the closure of a private medical facility.
Officials said that the campaign against these two diseases will start from five States (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Goa and Lakshadweep) covering nearly 3.6 crore target children.
The outbreak is centered in the east-central state of Minas Gerais, whose governor declared a 180-state of emergency this month after an initial report of eight deaths.
Failure of contraceptive will be a lawful reason for abortion irrespective of whether the woman is married or otherwise.