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Society, culture, and population policy in India

K. Raghavendra Rao

Society, culture, and population policy in India

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Published by Ajanta Publications (India), Distributed by Ajanta Books International in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Population policy,
    • India -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSociety, culture & population policy in India.
      StatementK. Raghavendra Rao.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3639 .R284 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 185 p. ;
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1829585M
      ISBN 108120202414
      LC Control Number89901417


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Society, culture, and population policy in India. Delhi: Ajanta Publications (India): Distributed by Ajanta Books International, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K Raghavendra Rao.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Population Policy of India. Introduction: A positive population policy which aims at reducing the birth rate and ultimately stabilising the growth rate of population.

In India, where the majority of people are illiterate, fatalist, and custom-ridden, and do not believe in family planning, only the government’s initiative can help in Society population growth. High [ ]. The culture of India refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities present in 's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food and customs differ from place to place within the country.

Indian culture, often labeled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has been influenced by. : Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the Modern Culture (The New Cambridge History of India) (): Bayly, Susan: BooksCited by: A Population History of India provides an account of the size and characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country - very roughly seventy thousand years ago - until the modern day.

It is a period during which the population grew from just a handful of people to reach almost billion, and a time when the fact of death had a. Family Planning policy in Independent India. India was consistent in advocating a population control policy right from the first five year plan ().

Yet after 50 years, the goal of population stabilization is still eluding us. InIndia was the first country in the world to launch a NationalFile Size: KB.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Essay on Population Policy in India. A growing concern regarding the adverse effects of population growth on development and prosperity has witnessed in the less developed parts of the world since the middle of the 20th century.

After independence, Indian decision-makers also realized the importance and need of population control as early as in [ ]. A decade after the creation of NFPP, India’s high fertility rates prevailed. Between andthe Society growth rate increased from two to percent per year, implying a population doubling time of less than 35 years (United Nations Common Database, and Palmore and Gardner, ).

Few clients visited the File Size: KB. Population Distribution by Density Population distribution in India shows wide variation. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India with a population of more than million, which is more than the population of India, the sixth most populous country in the world.

Nineteen states of India have a population of over ten million. India: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress, Acknowledgments Preface. Society History Harappan Culture Vedic Aryans Kingdoms and Empires The Mauryan Empire The Deccan and the South Gupta and Harsha The Coming of Islam Southern Dynasties The Mughals The Marathas The Sikhs The Coming of the Europeans The British Empire in India.

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Women are paid to insert an intrauterine device. Last year,women accepted it. No government in India has successfully formulated policies to manage the country’s human population growth, which stands at % a year, down from a high of about % in. According to the Russian Federal Service of State Statistics (Rosstat), there were about million people of the retirement age in which was % of the total population of Russia and this proportion is expected to grow up to % by which will certainly affect the national economy.

As a result, India’s population is projected to peak at billion in before declining to billion by The low projection assumes more rapid fertility decline to well below replacement level – about births per woman – resulting in India’s population peaking at billion around and falling to million by   An analysis by Sanjeev Sanyal, formerly of Deutsche Bank and now Principle Economic Adviser in India’s Ministry of Finance, forecasts that global population will peak in.

India, country that occupies the greater part of South Asia. It is a constitutional republic that represents a highly diverse population consisting of thousands of ethnic groups. Its capital is New Delhi. With roughly one-sixth of the world’s total population, it is the second most populous country, after China.

Culture consists of the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society.

Through culture, people and groups define themselves, conform to society's shared values, and contribute to society. Thus, culture includes many societal aspects: language, customs, values, norms, mores, rules, tools, technologies, products, organizations, and.

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At the time of the election, a third of the population was un more than half under 24; every third person in an Indian city today was between 15 and 32; the median age in India was Social Issues in India India is an ancient country and according to some estimates, Indian civilization is about five thousand years of age.

Therefore, it is natural that its society will also be very old and complex. With a problem-solving mandate, the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) tackles major policy challenges confronting the Asia-Pacific in security, prosperity, sustainability, and the development of common norms and values for the region.

Learn more. In the same way, I will speak much more about Hindu culture than Muslim culture (with % of the population being Muslim, Islamic culture is also important in India) or Christian, Sikh, or other groups that make up small minorities (albeit large in absolute terms, given the enormous population of the country).

The population of India has grown rapidly over the last sixty years, from about million in to approximately billion today. Although the rate of growth has now slowed, India's population size is still increasing, and demographers expect it to reach billion people bymaking India the most populous country on earth.

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The United States ranked second, with films, as of (New York Times Book Review) What has been the impact of the population boom in developing countries. Contact. American Enterprise Institute Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC Main telephone: Main fax: Rural India contains over 68% of India's total population, and half of all residents of rural areas live below the poverty line, struggling for better and easy access to health care and services.

Health issues confronted by rural people are many and diverse – from severe malaria to uncontrolled diabetes, from a badly infected wound to cancer.

The global economy thrives on globalization and the increasing interdependence of finance, production, consumption and trade. Such integration has reduced poverty, yet varying national policies along with ever-increasing speed of transactions and market news have also contributed to imbalances, both among nations and within.

About 80% of the population is Hindu; India is the home of more than million Muslims, the third largest Muslim population in the world. India’s population also includes Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, and Parsis.

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He chooses books that illustrate India’s complex history and diverse society. Population and Society 8 man is a social animal and it deals with the scientific study of the society.

Similarly population studies also accepts human being as a unit of a society. Population studies is not accepted and treated by sociologists as merely a subject dealing with. HYDERABAD: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said the Sangh regards the crore population of India as Hindu society, irrespective of.

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3) India International Institute for Population Sciences India‘s National Population Policy has ‗empowering women for health and nutrition‘ as one of its crosscutting strategic themes. Additionally, the promotion of gender.

India is now the home to billion. Furthermore India’s population is expected to grow to billion before stabilizing around the middle of this century, if sufficient measures are taken.

Today India is stretched to its limit due to overpopulation. 57 billionaires control 70 percent of India’s wealth. Mohan Rao traces the history of the last five years of India's population momentum in relation to state and central policies. He argues that despite the Cairo rhetoric taken up in New Delhi this does not find reflection in policies in the states, and indeed in many other policies emanating from the centre.

Looking at the laws and practices and the struggles of women's health groups in Indian Cited by: 2. Abstract. India was the first country in the world to launch the first national programme on family planning in emphasizing for reduction of birth rates ‘to stabilize the population at a level consistent with the requirement of national economy’.Author: Bedprakas SyamRoy.