Rurual-Urban migration- Calcutta

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What are the impacts of r-u migration on urban areas?
rise of squatter settlements, overcrowding, strain on urban facilities, rising crime rates
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What are the impacts of r-u migration on rural areas?
depopulation, women take greater share of farm work, social problems e.g. single parent family
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What were the reasons for people migrating to Cacutta?
wages in Calcutta are 6x that of rural areas, increased mechanisation of agriculture means less farm work, better medical/health care, education etc.
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What are the consequences for Calcutta?
increased air pollution, half a mil peope sleeping on streets, increased traffic, 60% of pop have breathing problems
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What are the consequences for the area they leave?
village will benefit from money sent home, govt will mostly invest in cities so rural areas get left behind, rural area will have elderly pop
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