CBSE Class 9 Economics Chapter 2 Notes - People as Resource

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Class 9 Economics Chapter 2 Notes PDF discusses how the population is an asset for the economy rather than a liability. The chapter- People as Resource briefs students on how the population turns into human capital when there is a scope for investment that is made in the form of medical care, education, and training facilities. Finally, the chapter also deals with how Human capital is the stock of productive knowledge and skill embodied in them. People As Resource Class 9 Notes present students with all the essential concepts for them to grasp quickly in a simplified manner. These concepts are designed precisely to help students fetch excellent scores. 

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1. Write short notes on the role and importance of education in the Quality of Population.

The role of education contributes to the growth of society, and this enhances and increases the efficiency of governance, cultural richness, and national income. Literacy is another sector that is needed for citizens to perform their duties as well as enjoy their rights properly. To encourage retention and education of children and to also improve their nutritional status through the introduction of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan in the year 2010 that introduces elementary education to all children that fall under the age group of six to 14 years. The twelfth plan of the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan focuses on the adoption of the state-specific curriculum modification, networking, distance education, and other non-formal activities.

2. Elucidate on the economic activities performed by men and women.

Economic activities are divided into three different sectors- the primary, the secondary, and the tertiary sector. Economic activities also comprise two sections- Non-market activities and Market activities. However, there occurs a division of labour between women and men. There has always been a struggle as men were paid for their services while women were paid lower wages or not at all for their services. Education plays a vital role for individuals to have better utilization of economic opportunities. Most women worked at places that offered no valid or tight job security. In the field of education, employment is mainly characterised by low and irregular paycheck. There are a few other necessary facilities that were missing, like childcare, maternity leave, and other social security systems.