Why do we all aspire to go and send our children to a foreign country???
Why the very thought of going to USA make us excited/joyous? Why people are looked upon with awe & respect when they are back from any foreign country? Why their degree is considered more valuable? Is MONEY the main factor here?
The main reason there, is the fragmentation of the limited land. The villagersjust sell their land and take a chance to go to the prosperous and large countries like, USA, Canada and Australia.
Once there, they take up their ancestral vocation of farming. But their children are well educated there and drift to other professions.
But it is a sad state of affairs. We have not been able to set up a comprehensive education policy affordable to all. Our urban educated also prefer trying their luck abroad first, before applying for a job locally.We have to get over the stigma of poverty and the inherent corruption that runs deep into our system that is eating into the vitals of our economy and country.It will take us a long time to improve economically and curb our balooning population.
Meanwhile this exodus of our people seeking greener pastures, will continue. For employment opportunities and money a ...more