- In rural India, land is the single most important productive asset owned by the people
Why are land reforms needed?
The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 (No. 22 of 1955) The practice of untouchability in Indian society is an attribute of the hierarchical stratification of society into castes. On the one hand, the Vedic use the term “varna” (colour) to denote caste seems to indicate that the caste system began as a result of … Read more
Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) 1989 (No.33 of 1989) The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to prevent atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. The Act is popularly known as POA, the SC/ST Act, … Read more
The Environment Protection Act is an important legislation that provides for coordination of activities of the various regulatory agencies, creation of authorities with adequate powers for environmental protection, regulation of the discharge of environmental pollutants, handling of hazardous substances, etc. The Act provided an opportunity to extend legal protection to non-forest habitats (‘Ecologically Sensitive Areas’) … Read more
Corruption is widespread in India. India has been ranked 79th out of 176 countries in Transparency International’s 2012 corruption perception index (CPI). Corruption has taken the role of a pervasive aspect of Indian Politics and Bureaucracy. The economy of India was under socialist. Inspired policies for an entire generation from the 1950s until the 1980s. … Read more
WHO Defines Malnutrition as “Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. The term malnutrition addresses 3 broad groups of conditions: undernutrition, which includes wasting (low weight-for-height), stunting (low height-for-age) and underweight (low weight-for-age); micronutrient-related malnutrition, which includes micronutrient deficiencies (a lack of important vitamins and minerals) or … Read more
Human health and diseases According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), health is defined as: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity. Good health of an individual is important in order to ensure happiness and our ability to work. There are many … Read more
Education has been accepted as one major agency of socialization, and teachers and educational institutions as socializing agents. In describing education as an instrument of social change, three things are important: the agents of change, the content of change, and the social background of those who are sought to be changed, i.e. students. Educational institutions … Read more
Table of Content Caste System Issues Related to Women Gender Discrimination Low status of women Dowry System Sati practice Issues related to Youth Issues related to Minority Issues related to Tribal Issues related to Farmers Issues related to Labourers Issues related to Professionals Issues related to Person with Disablity Substance Abuse and Addiction Communalism Illiteracy … Read more
Why are land reforms needed?