Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
2) Falling fertility rate will have a direct impact on the child sex ratio in India irrespective of the methods of population control. elucidate.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the effects of population control policies on the child sex ratio of the country.
Key demand of the question:
One has to analyse in detail the correlation of population control measures that result into declining of fertility rate with that of child sex ratio in the country. And discuss the possible effects and consequences it can have.
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
In brief narrate the recent call out made by the prime minister on the independence day eve for population control measures and efforts.
Explain what the correlation is; define fertility rate, child sex ratio and their correlation.
Discuss in what way irrespective of the policy that bases the population control the effect on skewing the child sex ratio is inevitable and must be dealt with greater concern.
Discuss what can possibly be done to address the issues arising out of it.
Conclude with fair and balanced opinion and suggest a way forward.