Important infrastructural services are energy, transport, communication, education and health. Energy is a vital input for most of the productive activities.
Commercial energy is obtained from coal, petroleum, water, sun and wind, etc.
There are two types of energy: Primary Energy (coal) and Final energy (electricity).
Railways, roadways, waterways and airways constitute transportation system of any economy.
Transport provides a useful link between production centrers, distribution areas and ultimate consumers.
Communication all over the world has progressed rapidly and the most important factor behind this has been the growth of telecommunication.
The general health of Indian people is not satisfactory.
Education is an important ingredient in the development of an individual and the society.
National policy on Education introduced in 1986 and further modified in 1992 emphasizes on 3 aspects: Universal access and enrolment, Universal retention of children upto 14 years and improvement in quality of education.
The education system suffers from high percentage of dropouts, inadequate number of educational institutions, lack of infrastructure in rural areas, outdated co-curriculum etc.,
Standard of education should be raised as it is creating only literates, who doesnâ€™t have employability skills.
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