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
internet
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, people in rural areas are being exposed to better opportunities available in the towns and
cities
, and employers are keen to tap these cheaply available and disciplined rural talents. Humans have been migrating from
villages
to
cities
since the days of the industrial revolution. Most rural youths are too poor to till lands or maintain livestock and
hence
, the lure of better education and secure jobs pull them to the
cities
. Is
this
migration beneficial? In my opinion,
this
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
this
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
this
is not possible. Mouths have to be fed and electricity and school fees have to be paid for, and money is needed for
this
all year around.
Hence
the able hands of
villages
started looking for greener pastures and found them in the offices and industries, and colleges in the
cities
. 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.
However
, some experts find
this
process unnecessary and inhuman. Millions of youth are reduced to living in shanties, in unhygienic conditions to eke out a living in the
cities
. If proper means of income like livestock farming, horticulture, rural tourism etc. are promoted in the
villages
,
then
many of these youngsters can be suitably educated and employed in their own
villages
.
This
will benefit the individual, by letting him lead a dignified life and it will prevent slums and congestion in the
cities
. 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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