Indian population: India needs national policy on population control, says RSS

India needs a population control policy to meet the demographic challenges of the next 50 years, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has reiterated.

“The Sangh has already passed a proposal keeping an eye on the future of the nation in the next 50 years. This nation needs a policy for a longer period of population control. We advocate a national policy of population control,” RSS co-secretary general Manmohan Vaidya told a press conference on Monday.

Early last year, RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat also urged the government to develop a population policy for the next 50 years, as demographic imbalance had become a problem for the country.

“While reimagining the development of the country, a difficult situation arises that seems to worry many. The country’s rapid population growth could give rise to many problems in the near future,” the RSS leader had said in his annual address to Vijaya Dashami last time. year.

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“Therefore, this challenge needs to be duly addressed. A resolution was passed on this issue at the Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal (All India Executive Committee) meeting of the Sangh held in Ranchi in 2015. ”

India is expected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country next year, according to the World Population Prospects 2022 report released in July this year. According to the report, India’s population stands at 1.412 billion in 2022, compared to 1.426 billion for China.

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India, which will overtake China as the world’s most populous nation by 2023, is expected to have a population of 1.668 billion in 2050, well ahead of China’s 1.317 billion by mid-century.