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How does the following factor contribute to the environmental crisis in India? What problem does it pose for the government?

Industrialization

Solution

 Industrialisation

Industrialisation, on one hand, enhances our living standards but, on the other hand, it causes deforestation, depletion of natural resources. In the blind rage to achieve economic development, industrialisation acts as a catalyst. In order to speed up the process of industrialisation, natural resources are exploited at a rapid pace. More trees are being felled and, increasing volume of toxics and industrial wastes are dumped into the water bodies. All these culminate to ecological imbalances posing threat to sustainable economic development. Thus, the government should take measures to check undue and unnecessary industrial growth in order to restore ecological balance.

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 NCERT Solution for Ncert Class 12 Economics - Indian Economic Development (2019 to Current)
Chapter 9: Environment and Sustainable Development
Exercise | Q: 5.06 | Page no. 176
Solution How Does the Following Factor Contribute to the Environmental Crisis in India? What Problem Does It Pose for the Government? Industrialization Concept: State of India’s Environment.
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