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1) The crucial implication from UN’s World population prospects 2019 report is that India’s growing population positions more tests than opportunities. Critically analyse.(250 words)

Topic: population and associated issues

1) The crucial implication from UN’s World population prospects 2019 report is that India’s growing population positions more tests than opportunities. Critically analyse.(250 words)

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Why this question: 

India is set to become the most populous nation in 2027, surpassing China, according to an estimation by the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The article discusses how India’s growing population poses more challenges than opportunities.

Demand of the question:

The answer must discuss the findings of the report and explain the challenges and opportunities India has in the coming future.

Directive word: 

Critically analyzeWhen asked to analyze, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgement

Structure of the answer:

Introduction

Start with narration of few key facts and findings of the report.

Body

The answer must have the following discussions:

  • First discuss the key findings of the report.
  • Then move on to discuss in what way India’s growing population poses more challenges than opportunities.
  • Provide for an analysis of the consequences of growing population in different scenarios – rural regions, urban regions, men – women, different communities of the society etc.

Conclusion 

Conclude by suggesting solutions to control the population size and handle the challenges posed by it.

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