i. A company is a form of business set up by people or by the government.
ii. Universal access is achieved when everyone has physical access to a good and can also afford it.
iii. Primary requirements of food, water, shelter, sanitation, healthcare and education necessary for survival.
Ans. school, colleges, healthcare and transportation
Ans. Maximum death among children in India is caused by water-related diseases.
Ans. The Constitution of India recognises the right to water as being a part of the Right to Life under Article 21.
Ans. Public facilities that are provided by the government are healthcare, sanitation, electricity, public transport, roads, schools and colleges.
Ans. The Indian Constitution recognises the right to water, health, education etc. as being a part of the Right to Life.
Ans. The Indian Constitution guarantees the Right to Education for all children between the ages of 6-14 years.
Ans. Yes. Right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use.
Ans. One of the most important functions of the government is to ensure that these public facilities are made available to everyone.
Ans. Government should be responsible for providing public facilities in order to ensure that these public facilities are made available to everyone.
Ans. Some public facilities that only the government can provide and maintain are roads, railways, sanitation, electricity and water supply.
Ans. This is an account of the expenses the government has made on its programmes in the past year and how much it plans to spend in the coming year.
Ans. Universal access to water means that it is the right of every person, whether rich or poor, to have sufficient amounts of water to fulfil his/her daily needs at a price that he/she can afford.
Ans. Water is a basic necessity for all. Hence, a private company cannot be in a position to supply water at a rate which is affordable to all people. Due to this, there are very few cases of private water supply in the world.
Ans. Sanitation refers to the provision of facilities for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces. This is done by construction of toilets and pipes to carry the sewerage and treatment of waste water. This is necessary so as to avoid contamination.
Ans. The Constitution of India recognises the right to water as being a part of the Right to Life under Article 21. This means that it is the right of every person, whether rich or poor, to have sufficient amounts of water to fulfil his/her daily needs at a price that he/she can afford.
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