Many young people are leaving their home in rural area to study or work in cities.What are the reasons? Do the advantages of this development outweigh its disadvantages?

Due to the spread of
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, people in rural areas are being exposed to better opportunities available in the towns and
, and employers are keen to tap these cheaply available and disciplined rural talents. Humans have been migrating from
since the days of the industrial revolution. Most rural youths are too poor to till lands or maintain livestock and
, the lure of better education and secure jobs pull them to the
. Is
migration beneficial? In my opinion,
is a necessary outcome of
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economy and we should adapt and adjust to it. We have to understand the genesis of
event. The work cycle in rural areas is seasonal and except for the farming and cropping season, most youths have no work to do. Earlier, when the needs were basic, people could survive on their meagre earnings, but now
is not possible. Mouths have to be fed and electricity and school fees have to be paid for, and money is needed for
all year around.
the able hands of
started looking for greener pastures and found them in the offices and industries, and colleges in the
. By investing in education, one could gain employment as a permanent, well-paid, skilled employee and lead a better life.
For example
, all construction sites employ migrant labour.
, some experts find
process unnecessary and inhuman. Millions of youth are reduced to living in shanties, in unhygienic conditions to eke out a living in the
. If proper means of income like livestock farming, horticulture, rural tourism etc. are promoted in the
many of these youngsters can be suitably educated and employed in their own
will benefit the individual, by letting him lead a dignified life and it will prevent slums and congestion in the
. A case to the point is Ralegaon Siddhi, promoted by the social reformer Anna Hazare, where the youth is locally educated and employed. In conclusion, having examined both views, I feel that it is necessary for village youth to shift to urban areas to learn in colleges and work in industries and along with that, urban planners should devise affordable and hygienic living conditions- as in Singapore. Ultimately, we should let the individual decide his or her fate.
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