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Swine Flu
Budget
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Wash Hands and Save Lives
The Future Proof Rural India with 70% of the country‘s population
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Only a Quarter of the Total Population in India has Drinking Water on there Premises
Indian Craftsmanship The Backbone of Non Farm Rural Economy
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103.8 Million Indians Do not have Access to Safe Water
India is the Third Largest Producer of Electricity in the Word
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Rural Income, which is now arround USD 572 billion, is estimated to reach USD 1.8 trillion by 2021
Rural India Taking Technology Seriously
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The Lebel of urbanisation
The India contributes
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Rural sector buys
As fertility falls faster in urban areas, rural india is younger than urban india
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Agriculture contributes to about 14% of India’s GDP
India is the 2nd largest producer of groundnut after China
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The literacy rate among urban population is 84.1% while it is 67.8% for rural population
India is the world‘s second biggest cotton producer & exporter
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The primary student enrollment in rural stands at 15 crore, and 7.5 crore students are enrolled for secondary education
The average monthly income of a farm family is Rs 2,115, which includes Rs 900 from non farm activities
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Average daily earning of a regular male employee in informal sector is about Rs 189 for rural males, while it is Rs 121 for rural females
India is the world’s 15th biggest exporter of meat and meat products
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100 million people come to India’s Kumbh Mela Festival, the world’s biggest gathering of humans
Around 60% of rural women are engaged in domestic work compared to 64% in urban areas
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Villagers buy 26% premium FMGC and 17% of super-premium FMCG goods
India is the largest producer of milk since 1998 and accounts for about 17% of the world milk production
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Rajasthan is the largest producer of goat meat and chicken but the consumption the state is among of the lowest in the country
Food Processing Industry contributes 9-10% of GDP in agriculture and manufacturing sector
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India has the highest number of malnourished children in the world