Today's Practice Question

  Sep 07, 2020

Today's Practice Question

Que. 1. Critically examine the effects of globalization on the aged population in India.  (UPSC - 2013) [150 Words]

Ans. Globalization is growing interdependence of the world’s economies, cultures, and populations, brought about by cross-border trade in goods and services, technology, and flows of investment, people, and information.
Globalization along with industrialisation, urbanization and technological changes has affected all segments of population including aged persons everywhere. 
Positive Impacts of globalization on aged population : 

Negative Impacts: 

Thus, Globalisation has had mixed impact on aged population. When India's demographic dividend recedes, India would be left with a high amount of dependent population who needs to be cared for. Government policies and programmes should be crafted with this in consideration.  

Que. 2. Globalization is a multidimensional process of change. Discuss [150 Words]
Globalization, as a basic megatrend of the modem world development is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon Its multi-dimensional character consists of three main parts: political, economic and socio- cultural. 
Political dimension 

Economic Dimension :
Socio-cultural dimension 

Thus , it is a multi-dimensional process of change affecting every sector and area of world to varying degree.