Socio-Economic Problems of Pakistan

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• Introduction
• Problems Faced By Pakistan At The Time Of Inception
• Current Scenario
• Social Problems
i) Poverty
ii) Illiteracy
iii) Overpopulation
iv) Unemployment
v) Child Labour
vi) Corruption
vii) Poor Social Sector Including Health, Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation And Basic Infrastructure viii) Women Are Not Empowered
ix) Human Rights Problem
x) Injustice
xi) Sectarianism, Extremism, And Target Killing
xii) Absence Of Rule Of Law
• Economic Problems
i) Economic Loss Due To War On Terrorism
ii) Energy Crisis
iii) Low FDI And Huge Debt Trap
iv) Poorly Managed Tax System
v) Low Export And High Import
vi) Inflation
vii) Influx Of Local People Fom War Ridden Areas And Their Rehabilitation viii) Lack Of Tourism
• Suggestions
i) Ensuring Equal Distribution Of Wealth.
ii) Dispensation Of Free And Quick Justice
iii) To Curb Corruption At All Levels
iv) The Curriculum Of Schools Need Be Reviewed
v) Health Care Be Provided To All Citizens
vi) Provision Of Equal Rights To All Citizens
vii) Poverty Alleviation Programmes Be Initiated
viii) Population Growth Be Controlled
ix) New Dams Should Be Built
x) New Industries Be Set Up To Provide Employment.
People are the essential pillar of any country. It is the fundamental duty and responsibility of the country to fulfil the basic needs of its people. Basic needs of man comprises of shelter, food and clothing. When these needs are not fulfilled they bring about problems termed as socio-economic problems. Pakistan has also been suffering from these problems. The real issue is not the presence of these problems in the society. But the extent to which they are being paid attention and solved. When these problems are not met timely and the grievances of the people are not redressed they turn out to be a menace for the country. They assert a negative impact on society. The society deprived of basic necessities of life is ignorant...
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