Social Problem is Great Growth Hurdle In India
Bottom of pyramid in India has different bottom-line story India is facing complex condition of disparity and inequality .
One way country is talking about double digit growth however major challenges remains to improve the condition of bottom dwellers.
“Nearly every third house in the poorest districts in Jharkhand has a child who has left home in search of food and work. Now they are missing from their families and public consciousness too”. The plight of adolescent girls and women of the aforesaid districts as well as the other regions of the state is also troublesome. The number of scars created by the consequent denials, deprivations, and exploitation of the victims is beyond calculation. The magnitude of this problem together with the apathy of the succesive governments and the resultant collateral damages can hardly be overstated.
There has been criminal lack of concern on part of successive governments of Jharkhand, over the years. There are reports of continuous rise in the numbers of missing children, most of them being girls and women, many of whom are feared to have become victims of trafficking where humans are treated and traded as commodities much like the slaves of the yore, for purposes of commercial sexual exploitation, forced marriage/s and remarriage/s, as well as for different forms and degrees of begar like domestic servitude, unlawful agricultural and industrial work, stone breaking, work at the brick kilns, and various other activities both in formal and non-formal sectors, of the economy, or forced begging or for ‘export’ for unlawful adoption, or for organ transplant etc.