World population day

Today 11 July 2017 world population day is celebrated across the world. It is celebrated on this day due to the public increased interest in five million day on July 11, 1987 the day the world population reached five billions.

This year the theme for world population day is family planning , developing nations,empowering people.

According to UN, roughly 83 million people are added to the population every year.At this rate, global population is expected to reach 8.6 million in 2030 and 9.8 billion in 2050.

Problem

1. Depletion of natural resources, lack of infrastructure, unemployment, poverty and last but not the least pollution.

What can we do?

We cannot stop the rise in population but we curb the rate of increase. we need to discover means of job creation and reduce the gap between the number of graduate and the no of jobs available.

Urban planning is also step towards effective use of infrastructure.

Shift our dependence towards renewable sources of power and energy.

The future is in our hand and we should learn to make the best use of available resources.

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