Poverty and Inequality have a co-relation in our country. We could address both of them simultaneously if the Government and Social Entrepreneurs work in tandem to bring basic necessities and livelihood opportunities to those at the bottom of the pyramid.
Social inclusion of disadvantaged communities is an absolute necessity for inclusive economic and human development of our country. Here we focus on 3 socially excluded groups and what is being done to bring them into the mainstream.
Education is the foundation for wholesome socio-economic development of a nation. At a higher level it needs to transcend the certificate of a degree and focus on employment-oriented learning. At primary and secondary levels it needs to focus on offering universal access and ensuring holistic learning. It’s only then that we can achieve our SDGs. A quick look at a few social enterprises that are contributing towards achieving these goals.
Government can only create the required environment & policies to achieve Healthcare SDGs, however the fulfillment of these goals at the grassroots lies on the shoulders of social entrepreneurs in this space.