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Majority of Indian population still remains poor despite 61 years of independence.Why?

Asked by anil jha, 16 Nov '08 08:36 am
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Basic infra structure not provided properly, Education not given 100% to poor and weaker sectiuons of society. Political corruption
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 26 Aug '09 02:59 pm

 
  
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Imagine a family consisting of father (working) aged 43 , mother (housewife) and three kids aged 12, 10, 8 and 6. One person has to support 5 family members. Imaginse the situation of the family after 10 years. The father would be 53 and the kids would be 22, 20, 18, 16 ..... all in working age. SO the dependance rate of this family will be less. 5 earning members to support 6 member family. The family will have enough and more disposable income.

Now consider India as a big family.with a population of 1,080 million (as per 2004 census), of whom 672 million people were in the age-group 15 to 64 years (considered to be "working age population"). Since outside of this age group very few people work, it is reasonable to think of the remainder, that is, 408 million people, as the "dependent population". A nation's "dependency ratio" is the ratio of the dependent population to the working-age population. In the case of India this turns out to be 0.6. On this score India does not look to ...more
Answered by Arpitha Roy, 16 Nov '08 12:58 pm

 
  
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Jarorat say jyada netagire
Answered by JAWED ARSHAD, 16 Nov '08 10:06 am

 
  
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People are content with their lives "Jo mil gaya usi main santosh kar liya wala " attitude is one of the main reasons for this state
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 16 Nov '08 08:39 am

 
  
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Situations can certainly improve if the concerned poor raise their finger to help themselves.
Answered by gem mina, 16 Nov '08 08:37 am

 
  
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