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UP, Delhi & Rajasthan; Most Unsafe States For Indian Women

UP, Delhi & Rajasthan; Most Unsafe States For Indian Women

  Highlights * UP, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh account for 84% of total complaints with National Commission For Women. * Gujarat had 0.7% of total complaints registered with…

Free Medicine For The Poor, A Southern State Shows The Way

Free Medicine For The Poor, A Southern State Shows The Way

  Highlights  * 40% hospitalised patients get free medicines in Tamil Nadu. * Tamil Nadu has increased per capita spending on drugs. * 39 million Indians are driven to poverty every…

India’s Most Rural State Sees Rising Incomes

India’s Most Rural State Sees Rising Incomes

  Highlights * Himachal Pradesh is the only state in India with nearly 90% of the population living in rural areas * Boosting agriculture crucial for economic growth of the…

Maharashtra’s Opaque Road Projects

Maharashtra’s Opaque Road Projects

  Maharashtra was one of the first states in India to actively involve the private sector in infrastructure projects. But the state has not displayed the same ingenuity in providing…

Gujarat’s Social Progress Yet To Match Economic Success

Gujarat’s Social Progress Yet To Match Economic Success

  Highlights  * Literacy rate went up from 69.1% in 2001 to 79.3% in 2011 but Gujarat still 18th in all-India ranking. * Gujarat at 24th spot in sex ratio;…

Uttar Pradesh’s O% Achievement In Rural Sanitation

Uttar Pradesh’s O% Achievement In Rural Sanitation

  Highlights* Government has set target of full sanitation in rural India by 2022 under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan. * Country-wide utilisation of sanitation funds only 20% in the first half…

Can Gujarat Invest Ahead For Its Citizens? A Fiscal Study

Can Gujarat Invest Ahead For Its Citizens? A Fiscal Study

  Highlights * Modi Government is likely to report revenue surplus of Rs 3,615 crore in 2012-13 * Measures being announced to increase the government’s tax revenues * High debt…