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Sustainable Development Goals: Issues and Challenges

Anjana Kumari (Editor)

This book ‘Sustainable Development Goals: Issues and Challenges’ deals with the various aspects of sustainable development goals. On 25th September, 2015, under the guidance of the United Nations, 193 countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Development goals are taken as a part of the new sustainable development agenda.

Sustainable development is one of the major issues in developing countries which have experienced unbridled growth of population, acute poverty, galloping unemployment, malnutrition, poor health, unhealthy education system and environmental threats, etc. Gender inequality, ill-health, poor sanitation, non-affordable safe and drinking water, pernicious indicators related to mortality, nobility and vulnerability are the impediments in the way of sustainable development. Keeping in view of these problems, now-a-days there occurs a transition from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Thus, in this book all the relevant aspects of sustainable development goals have been framed which will add a new dimension to development policies of India. This book will be fruitful for teachers, research scholars and students who have fond of learning.

Contents: 1. Transforming millennium development goals to sustainable development goals in the context of India. 2. Sustainable development. 3. Sustainable agriculture and climate change. 4. Industrial development and environmental pollution.5. Principle of existential economics. 6. Sustainable management of water and sanitation. 7. Impact of safe water and sanitation on human resources for economic development.8. EMS and sustainable development. 9. Policy reforms of child nutrition.10. Sustainable healthcare practices of cancer patients.11. Consumers’ satisfaction in healthcare service. 12. Problems for ICT in rural development.13. Status of scheduled tribes in rural India. 14. Direct benefit transfer scheme.15. Impact of rural poverty eradication programmes.16. How self-help group movement can reduce poverty and inequality? 17. Poverty alleviation programmes and rural development.18. An analysis pattern of regional disparities in Indian states.19. Migration effect on urbanization. 20. Determinants and decomposition of income inequality in rural India and Tamil Nadu using NSS data.

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Bibliographic information

Title Sustainable Development Goals: Issues and Challenges
Author Anjana Kumari
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.01.2019
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789388147101
length 244p.