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Towards Building Sustainable Development in Asia - Social Work Approach

Indian Journal of Sustainable Development

Volume 3 Issue 1

Published: 2017
Author(s) Name: Rajendra Baikady, Channaveer R. M. | Author(s) Affiliation: Department of Social Work, Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, India.
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The term sustainable development refers to the developmental activity undertaken to achieve the present generation needs without compromising with the needs of up-coming generation. Sustainable development ensures the well-being of individual by integrating social development, economic growth, and environmental conservation and protection. The over population, wide spread inequality, acute poverty, a great shortage of safe drinking water, limitless consumption of energy, endless deforestation is the great challenges before the idea of sustainable development. The present paper is an evidence based paper based on the secondary data collected from research journals, books, magazines and concerned websites. The aim of the paper is to focus on the strategies for sustainable development and the social work approach for achieving the sustainable development in the present and the future society. Through devising the strategies for sustainable development this paper tries to build an interrelationship between the present and the future generation, to attain the sustainable development following probable strategies can be useful-giving importance to input efficient technology, using environmental friendly source of energy, promoting more and more renewable source of energy, developing organic farming, promoting waste recycling, more than all this taking an pledge of conserving the natural resources for the younger generations of tomorrows world.

Keywords: Sustainable Development, Social Work, Poverty, Inequality, Human Rights

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