Curbing population growth : lessons from India
Publication Date: January 1987
Publisher(s): East-West Center
Author(s): David Ellis
Series: Asia-Pacific population & policy ; no. 1
India was one of the first countries to establish a national population policy and family planning program to reduce the heavy social and economic burden of rampant population growth. And yet, according to United Nations predictions, by the year 2050 Indian could have more people than China. Can more be done to further slow the growth?