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Note down the methods to control the population growth rate.
Control of population growth rate is the huge task for the country which has the highest growth rate as India. India is the country which is ranked second in terms of population growth. There are many factors which contribute to the growth rate of the population such as birth rate, death rate, migration, etc.… The main factor responsible for the growth rate of population is the birth rate. The birth rate is the number of newly born infants in the country.
Methods to control population
• Spread education
Education makes people aware of the welfare of the individual and society. The educated men have a preference to delay marriage and adopt small family norms. Moreover educated women will be conscious about their health condition, and this will avoid frequent pregnancies, this will reduce the birth rate in the society.
• Standard of Living
Improved standard of living acts as a restraint to a large family norm. In order to sustain their higher standard of living people prefer to have a small family. When the size of the family increases, it will increase the cost of living for the family. Therefore that will reduce the standard of living.
• Employment to Woman
Another best alternative to control the population is to provide employment to women. Women should be provided with an incentive to provide services in different fields. Women should be motivated to take part in competitive examinations. As it will result in the increase of women in teaching, medical and banking, etc. and will increase awareness on population control.
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