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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

        Accumulation and Dissemination of knowledge is essential for human capital formation that is the predominant determinant of increasing productivity and accelerating development.

Ø   All governments of top twenty economies that produce eighty percent of global output govern using the language that is understood by all people, only in India foreign language is prerequisite to access knowledge, government and gain employment.

Ø     Human Development in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arab states that employ English and other colonial languages are below world Human Development and all regions that are using native languages have achieved better Human Development exemplified better health, education and standard of living

Ø      East Asian countries of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and China that have made their languages as medium of instruction for higher studies experienced better long term economic growth than those developing countries of South Asia including India that have only English as medium of instruction in professional education. 

Ø      China successfully reduced the absolute number of poor by 49.8 crore, India increased it by 11.9 crore between 1981 to 2008.

              All the countries that followed the linguistic policy of empowering the native languages grew faster than all the anglophile countries. Moreover one common feature is the general increase in food insecurity and absolute increase in the number of undernourished in all the countries and regions that depend on colonial language for implementing government programmes. The number of undernourished during the period of fastest economic growth in the history of India, between 1990 and 2005 increased by 23.9 million people. During the same period all native language countries of the world decreased the number of undernourished. China reduced the number of undernourished by 55.30 million people.

      

Poverty in India ...... Scaling up Poverty Reduction in China
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6000 children starve to death in India EVERY DAY

  The broken people
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Blind in India   India's sanitation crisis
     
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Life in the Slums
  India's water woes
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Rural-urban divide widens in India   India's War in the Woods
     
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           Poverty data of World Development Indicators-2008  say that, the number of people living on less than $2.00 a day at 2005 PPP in India was 60.9 crores in 1981 and China had 97.2 crore poor people for the same year. By 2005 the number of poor people in India rose to 82.8 crore. But China reduced the number of poor people to 47.4 crores.
         
China successfully reduced the absolute number of poor by 49.8 crore, India increased it by 11.9 crore. Anglophiles in India boast that Chinese envy Indians for their English speaking skills. Poor people in India have to envy Chinese for good life.   

New York Times

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Global Hunger Index

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Human Development Reports

 

Millennium Development Goals

 

       Every statistics of international organisations and independent think tanks indicate that all Anglophone countries have failed miserably to provide basic necessities of life.

India's healthcare  ...... China's healthcare
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       The academics in India do not write in their mother tongue and state official languages. They are not supposed to do. Good education to one generation of children will revolutionise Indian society. Unfortunately in Anglophone countries, learning English is more important than acquiring knowledge in Indian languages. Hence Anglophone countries have failed to transform the life of people.

Slavery in India ...... Child Labour
 
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        One can study Economics in Indian languages, but are debarred from writing exams such as UGC-NET to become researchers or teachers. The centralised Indian bureaucracy has prohibited the use of Indian languages for creating and disseminating knowledge. The result is that India has become the worst case of denial of knowledge in the world. It is reflected in the lowest number of books published per person and websites per million people to acquire and exchange knowledge.    
 


Read Malayalathinde Bhaavi-Bhasha Asoothranavum, Maanava Vikasanavum” (The Future of malayalam - Language Planning and Human Devolopment) in Malayalam written by K. Sethu Raman published by Maathrubhoomi Books for further details and analysis.