12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2014 Delhi Set-III

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    Give the meaning of 'human development'. Explain the four pillars of human development.


    Human development is denned as the process of enlarging people?s freedoms and opportunities and improving their well-being. Human development is about the real freedom ordinary people have to decide who to be, what to do, and how to live.
                Human development shares a common vision with human rights. The goal is human freedom. Therefore, human development is interconnected with human rights and human freedom because in well-managed prisons life expectancy and literacy as measured by the Human Development Index could be quite high and in pursuing capabilities and realizing rights, this freedom is vital. People must be free to exercise their choices and to participate in decision-making that affects their lives.
    The four pillars of human development are as follows:
    (i) Equity: Equity is the idea of fairness for every person, between men and women; we each have the right to an education and health care.
    (ii) Sustainability: Sustainability is the view that we all have the right to earn a living that can sustain our lives and have access to a more even distribution of goods.
    (iii) Productivity: Productivity states the full participation of people in the process of income generation,
    (iv) Empowerment: Empowerment is the freedom of the people to influence development and decision that affect their lives.

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