Population - The Increasing Numbers And Rising Problems

  • Question

    Mention three reasons why the growth of population has not been appreciably checked in India.


    The growth of population has not been appreciably checked in India because of the
    following reasons:
    1. Illiteracy and ignorance which makes people unaware about the importance of a small family.
    2. Most of the Indian families hold the view that the male child is essential for the
    family. Therefore, in order to get a son, such families have several children.
    3. Better health care and large scale immunization provides better chances of survival. 

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