62% Of Indian Children Fully Immunised In 2015-16. Target For 2030: 100%

Full immunisation coverage in India has improved at a slow pace from 35.4%(1992-93) to 42%(1998-99) to 43.5% (2005-06). By 2015-16 (the latest year for which data are available), full immunisation increased to 62%, according to the National Family Health Survey.   By 2030, every country should achieve universal health coverage that includes access to quality … Continued ...

Rajasthan Reported Highest Share Of Economic Crimes In The Country In 2015

India reported 150,000 economic crimes, including criminal breach of trust, cheating, forgery, and counterfeiting in 2015,according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau.   Rajasthan reported 18% of all such crimes in the country–the highest share of any state–followed by Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra which had 9.7% and 9.1% of the total economic offenses … Continued ...

Thermal Sources Account For 67% Of India’s Installed Power Capacity, 0.5 Percentage-Points Higher Than 5 yrs ago

As of July 2017, thermal energy installations to produce electricity accounted for 67% of India’s installed energy capacity–0.5 percentage-points higher than five years ago–while non-fossil fuel based capacity was 33%, the same as 2012, according to data from the Central Electricity Authority of India.   India has committed to increasing its non-fossil fuel generation capacity … Continued

Urea Imports Budget For 2017-18 Could Match Govt’s Loan From Japan For Infra Projects in 2016-17

The government allocation for urea imports in 2017-18 could match the funds it borrowed (Rs 14,251 crore or $2.2 billion) from Japan in 2016-17 for infrastructure projects.   Nitrogen-based urea dominates fertiliser consumption in India as it is subsidised compared to phosphorous and potassium fertilisers, prices of which are not regulated. Urea accounted for 40% … Continued ...