DID YOU KNOW?

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By Kamlesh Tripathi

DID YOU KNOW?

There are around21.3 million cases currently pending in various courts in India including the Supreme Court. The magnitude of this problem was vividly explained in a magazine article last year which stated “if the nation’s judges attacked their backlog nonstop with no breaks for eating or sleeping and closed 100 cases every hour, it would take more than 35 years to catch up.”

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Food prices in India constitute 46% of the consumer price index.

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There are 8.4 million known living species

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Trucks in India average just about 270 km in a day as against 800 km in the US because of check-post delays at state borders, and GST would slash that. Economic optimists hope GST will also improve the GDP by over Rs 100000 crore.

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India is now the world’s 3rd largest economy in purchasing power parity terms.

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India still ranks 130th among 189 countries in ease of doing business

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60% of india’s population remains

stuck in the villages which produces only 14% of India’s income.

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India- 138 million people were raised above the poverty line between 2004 and 2012, a world record.

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Municipal capacity: Bengaluru and New York both have approximately 9 million residents—New York employs over 4,00,000 city municipal workers whereas Bengaluru has less than 30,000. So you can understand why Bengaluru is so dirty.

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Sindh: Not a single war weapon came from the excavations of Mohenjo-daro, indicating that more things are wrought by cooperation than confrontation. Perhaps the concept of non-violence came from here.

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India holds the dubious distinction of having one of the highest traffic accident rates in the world.

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Assam produces 52% of India’s tea

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According to national judicial data grid of India, of the two crore plus cases pending in lower courts till last year 10.83% were pending for over 10 years while 18.1 % cases have been pending for the last 5-10 years.

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Dalits constitute 20% of the population in India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh

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Aadhar has been issued to nearly 100 crore people, and the benefits of Aadhar-linked payments are evident in the direct cash transfer of cooking fuel subsidy.

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The US has already passed Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer by some measures.

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In India more than a million young persons are joining the workforce each and every month.

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India has fewer doctors than the WHO recommended minimum doctor population ratio of 1:1000.

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UN recommends a ratio of more than 222 policemen/one lakh of population, India has only 106.

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Traffic accidents in India claim a life every three minutes.

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5 lakh children die each year in India of malnutrition and 38% of our children are stunted because of it.

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It takes 3000 extra (unburned) calories to gain a pound of weight.

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The fine particles—1/30th the width of a human hair—are cross continental travellers. US research shows that the concentration of a particulate matter in parts of the US doubles because of sandstorms in Saharan Africa. The contribution of local dust to fine particles called PM2.5 is 26%. But Saharan storms raise it to 64%.

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A study by IIT showed that dust contributed 35% of particulates in Delhi

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Iran’s oil production was 2 million barrels per day (mbpd) it has dropped to half. It has the largest oil reserves in the world

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Indian farm sector provides employment to close to half the workforce in the country.

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Larger allocations should also be made for extending drip irrigation as India now uses up three to four times more water per unit of output as compared to other countries.

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