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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 455--461

Understanding the frontiers of human longevity in India: Imperative and palliative care


Department of School and Non-Formal Education, Unit on School Standard and Evaluation, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Yatish Kumar
Room No. 106, Unit on School Standard and Evaluation, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi - 110 016
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_20_19

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This article provides a theoretical and empirical insight on the study of population aging in India, with the special reference to the causes that have made it extremely significant. It evidently looks into the factors that are extensively associated with the process of population aging and have contributed to the Indian society. Demographically speaking, in the Indian context, the process of demographic transition has resulted from a falling birth rate, a slowing death rate, and spike in life expectancy. In the context of developing countries, the concept of population aging has been brought from developed countries. Initially, the outcomes of demographic transition had been experienced by developed regions followed by the rest of the world. Finally, it examines the consequences of complications that arise due to growth in life expectancy at birth, and further suggests the probable remedies to both strategy developers and policy-makers.






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