The Government of India played a major role in curbing malarial prevalence

India accounts for 6% of all malaria cases in the world, 6% of the deaths, and 51% of the global P. vivax cases. Trend-based assessments estimate that the total cases of Malaria in 2017 in India tallies for 1.31 million and deaths at 23990. However, the cases of malaria in 2012 in India were estimated to be 9.7 million, with about 48,660 deaths.

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India’s hunger for a promising economic growth rate since independence

Growth rate of India before the economic liberalisation was slow and was referred to as the “Hindu rate of growth”. With economic reforms in the 1990’s, the Indian economy not only allowed foreign investment but also shifted its approach from Socialist to Capitalist or market based approach. The growth rate has since accelerated, however India is way behind in terms of development index. Furthermore, climate change and environmental concerns have become a major concern for the world. As a result it will be a major challenge for India to balance between higher growth and the environment.

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Natural disasters: Act of God or man?

Natural disasters have always devastated human lives miserably. Be it an earthquake, hurricane, flood, tsunami or any other kind, the human life in the affected area reaches to a zero. Everything from the basic necessities of food, clothing and shelter to the luxuries are to be restored from a scratch.