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Critically analyse lack of integration of migration process with the course of development in the country, illustrate the case with special focus amidst the COVID outbreak.

Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

3. Critically analyse lack of integration of migration process with the course of development in the country, illustrate the case with special focus amidst the COVID outbreak.(250 words)

Reference: The Hindu

Why this question:

Migrant workers trying to move out of the cities to their villages in the light of the nationwide lockdown. Thus the context of the question.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the issue of migrants in the country and how and why there has been disconnect between the integration of migration process with that of development.

Directive:

Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, 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 judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain what constitutes the process of migration.

Body:

To start with, discuss the challenges that the process of migration faces in our country.

List down the challenges and concerns associated.

Explain why there is a disconnect?; Inclusion and Integration of Migrants: Internal migration is not viewed positively in India and policies are often aimed at reducing internal migration, as a result, there is a lack of integration of migration with the process of development. Discuss other challenges such as Psychological and Emotional Stress: Any person migrating to a new country faces multiple challenges, from cultural adaptation and language barriers to homesickness and loneliness.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.