- Main Problems of the Targeted Villages
- Communication Problem
- Illiteracy and lack of awareness
- High rate of drop-outs in the primary level of education
- Low enrollment of girl children in school
- Apathetic attitude of the parents to send their girl children to school
- Lack of empowerment of women
- Agricultural Backwardness
- Low Income and poverty
- Lack of Employment Opportunities
- Lack of any skill-formation programme for women
- Lack of Skill Development of Youths
- SOCIAL PROBLEMS :
Drug abuse, Divorce, Gambling, Alcoholism, Bonded Labour, Corruption, HIV/AIDS, Child Abuse, Terrorism, Poverty, Black Money, Unemployment and Crime, are not individual problems but affected the public at large. Individual problem is one which affects one individual or one group. Against this, public issue is one which affects the society as a whole or the larger part of society.
- HOW TO SOLVE THE SOCIAL PROBLEMS :
Thus, the social problems can be solved only when individuals in a society posses the following types of feelings. i) Feeling that a situation can be corrected. ii) Determination to correct the situation iii) Confidence in the people and belief that there is no limit to progress because of their intelligence and efforts. iv) The use of Technological and rational knowledge and skill for correcting the situation . Above all, the role of Voluntarism and the spirit of Sacrifice from Individuals is very needed in the present situation of the Society. The efforts will not be for one Individual but for a group of Individuals to solve the present problems of the Society.
- POVERTY AND BACKWARD OF ECONOMY:
It is only in the second half of twentieth century that poverty and the poor have come to be matters of our concern and obligation. After a long neglect of the poor during the British Rule, the measures adopted after independence signify the recognition of poverty and the social responsibility for alleviating it. How did this happen? What have we done? How far have we done? How far we have succeeded ?