Does India need a population policy? | The Hindu Parley podcast

Updated - October 14, 2022 02:52 am IST

Published - October 14, 2022 01:43 am IST

Earlier this year, the United Nations published data to show that India would surpass China as the world’s most populous country by 2023. According to the 2018-19 Economic Survey, India’s demographic dividend will peak around 2041, when the share of the working age population is expected to hit 59%.

Here we discuss whether India needs a population policy.

Guests: Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India; Sonalde Desai, Professor at the National Council of Applied Economic Research

Host: Sreeparna Chakrabarty

Read the parley article here.

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