There was not easy access to nutritious food, shelter, healthcare or education at an affordable price at the start of the British Rule. This had created a lot of disparity as the rich got richer and the poor got poorer. At the time, the middle class and lower class families did not have access to nutritious food, shelter, healthcare or education. Whereas, the higher class did. However as the British Rule progressed. A primary source which is an archive suggests that “Public health and life expectancy increased under British rule, mainly due to improved water supplies and the introduction of quinine treatment against malaria.” There was also an increase in job opportunities and there was modern technology which made life easier such as the irrigation system as well.