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Elaborate the relationship between level of urbanization and the economic development in India. Suggest the policy response for urbanization potential in India.

Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

1. Elaborate the relationship between level of urbanization and the economic development in India. Suggest the policy response for urbanization potential in India. (250 words)

Reference: worldbank.org 

Why the question:

The question is about the relationship between level of urbanization and the economic development in India.

Key Demand of the question:

Explain in detail the relationship between level of urbanization and the economic development in India also suggest in detail the policy response for urbanization potential in India.

Directive:

Elaborate – 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:

Introduction:

Briefly introduce rampant urbanization prevalent in India.

Body:

Start by explaining the fact that Urbanisation is seen as a chaotic process, particularly in India, where hordes of rural migrants enter cities every day for their livelihood. Urbanisation, per se, has received a negative connotation, and India’s romanticism with the rural life or its villages still remains, both in policy and politics.

Elaborate on relationship between level of urbanisation and the economic development.

Suggest upon the challenges in the current and past policies in this direction, suggest measures to address them.

Conclusion:

Conclude with suitable reforms needed in the urban oriented policies.