11 Most VSAQ’s of Settlements – Migrations Chapter in Class 10th Social (TS/AP)

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VSAQ-1 : Where do unskilled migrants prefer to go?

Unskilled migrants frequently choose to migrate to countries in West Asia, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

VSAQ-2 : What did the N.C.R.L. find?

The National Commission on Rural Labour (N.C.R.L.) identified that the primary reason behind seasonal migration is uneven development and regional disparity. These findings were documented in its reports during the 1990s.

VSAQ-3 : What are juggi jhopdi’s?

“Juggi Jhopdi” is a term used to characterize informal or makeshift settlements found in several urban areas, notably Delhi. These settlements typically consist of small huts or shacks and are often not officially recognized as legal residential areas.

VSAQ-4 : What are Aerotropolis?

Aerotropolis signifies urban developments strategically centered around a major airport. These developments encompass diverse facilities including hotels, shopping centers, entertainment venues, and more, thereby establishing a hub of economic and social activities in the vicinity of the airport.

VSAQ-5 : What is Urbanisation?

Urbanization is the process characterized by the growth in population within urban areas as individuals migrate from rural or countryside regions to cities and towns in pursuit of enhanced economic opportunities, improved living conditions, and access to a range of amenities and services.

VSAQ-6 : When people move out of rural areas, which sector of the economy in the rural area loses the most number of people? Why?

  1. Sector Most Affected:
    When people migrate from rural areas to urban areas, the primary or agricultural sector of the rural economy experiences the greatest loss of people.
  2. Reason for Impact:
    This occurs because a significant portion of the rural population is involved in agriculture, and their migration to urban areas reduces the agricultural workforce. Consequently, this can result in labor shortages in farming activities, ultimately affecting agricultural productivity.

VSAQ-7 : What does site refer to?

Site pertains to the particular physical and geographical characteristics of a location. These encompass factors like topography, altitude, availability of water sources, soil types, climate, and other natural features that influence the suitability of a place for human settlement or various activities.

VSAQ-8 : Which state of our country receives more remittance from the migrants?

Kerala stands out as the Indian state that receives a substantial amount of remittances from migrants employed overseas.

VSAQ-9 : Where do most of the skilled Indian migrants go?

Skilled Indian migrants predominantly choose to migrate to countries such as the U.S.A, Canada, England, Australia, Germany, Norway, Japan, and Malaysia.

VSAQ-10 : How can we identify a person as a migrant?

A person can be recognized as a migrant based on two key criteria:

  1. Birthplace
  2. Last usual place of residence

VSAQ-11 : In which year is the National Commission of Rural Labour Report published?

The National Commission of Rural Labour Report was published in the year 1990.