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In the context of globalisation, what do you understand by ‘Global Village’? Discuss its various impacts on the Indian society.

Topic: Effects of globalization on Indian society.

1. In the context of globalisation, what do you understand by ‘Global Village’? Discuss its various impacts on the Indian society.  (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

‘Global Village’ is not just an academic term but a lived reality for the nearly eight billion people on the planet. This ‘Global Village’ was built on the foundation of advanced transportation networks, cemented with the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency and fenced by integrated payment systems.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about global village concept and its impact on the Indian society.

Directive word: 

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by defining global village.

Body:

First, write about the various attributes and features of global village.

Next, write about the positive impact of global village on the Indian society and culture. Substantiate with facts and examples.

Next, write about the negative impact of global village on the Indian society and culture. Substantiate with facts and examples.

Conclusion:

Conclude by mentioning as to how to increase the positive impact and reduce negative impact.