Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 10
Economics
Solutions
1. Discuss the following situations : Look at the picture on the right. What should be the developmental goals for such an area?

Question:

Discuss the following situations :

Look at the picture on the right. What should be the developmental goals forsuch an area?

Answer:

According to the picture, the developmental goals of this area should be as follows-

(i) Regional planning should be done properly. Adequate housing facilities should be made available to the people living in slums.

(ii) Public facilities should be made available to all the people of the society, in which roads, schools, public toilets, ponds, community halls, hospitals, parks, reading rooms, etc. are important.

(iii) The standard of living of the people living in slums should be improved by improving their economic condition.

(iv) Water should be supplied regularly. This supply should be equally available to the rich people living in bungalows and the poor living in slums.

(v) All local settlements should be connected by means of public transport.

(vi) There should be a police station near each settlement.

(vii) There should be proper arrangement of electricity on the houses and roads of all the settlements.

(vill)There should be a provision of lift in multi-storeyed buildings.

(ix)There should be a fire brigade centre near the settlements.

(x) The supply of basic needs should be ensured in a planned manner.

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