What is meant by meant by the term sustainable development?

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Jun 8, 2018

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Sustainable development is simply long term development. It is the development where the means and resources are used but also left for the future generation. The Brundtland Commission (1987 AD), in its report 'Common Future' has quoted the definition of sustainable development as "development process that aims to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is called sustainable development."

This development approach gives emphasis on the environmental, economic and socio-political dimensions of development works by exploring changing patterns of consumption, production and distribution of resources for the sustainability.

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