India to surpass China as the most populous country in a year: UN

Gs Paper-2 Syllabus: Issues related to population and poverty, UN, Government policies and interventions for developments of various social sectors etc   Source: Livemint, The Hindu Context: On World Population Day(11 July), the United Nations released a report (world population prospectus) projecting India to surpass China as the world’s most populous country next year. It …

UP’s Two-child policy

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry, the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Context: After reviewing over 8,000 suggestions from the public, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has submitted a report and draft Bill of a new population control law (The …