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Exploding Human Population: Short Essay

The world population in 1750 AD was 791 millions. This was the pre-industrialized world and the sweeping changes brought on by the steam engine, power looms and machinery happened 10 years later in 1760. By 2050, the world population is projected to be 11 billion. This means in 400 years we would have added 10,209,000,000 ..

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NITI Aayog Draft Roadmap to stabilise population, family planning and birth rate

NITI Aayog is currently working on a draft roadmap that aims at creating a vision for the country to help stabilize population, birth rate and family planning. In order to achieve this, on December 20, 2019, NITI Aayog along with Population Foundation of India organized a consultative meeting with senior officials, subject matter experts. The ..

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Assam: No Govt. jobs for people with more than 2 children

On October 21, 2019, the Assam Cabinet decided that no Government jobs will be provided to persons with more than 2 children after 1 January 2021. In September 2017, the Assam government had passed the “Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam”. Under the policy, job candidates with two children alone would be eligible for ..

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11 July: World Population Day observed

World Population Day is observed every year across the world on 11 July. Its observance is aimed to shift focus towards urgency and significance of issues related to population. About World Population Day Background:  The World Population Day was established by the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989. Why 11 July? ..

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World Population Prospects 2019

The World Population Prospects 2019 report by the United Nations makes the following observations: The world’s population is expected to increase by two billion people from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. More than half of the projected increase in the global population by 2050 will be concentrated in nine countries, led by ..

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