Villages can offer solution to...

Almost three million people move to cities every week globally. Failing agriculture, saturated economic growth, and basic infrastructure deficit have impelled people from villages to migrate to urban centers. Cities that are already overburdened are in no condition to handle growing population influx. An overview of state-of-affairs in Indian villages to understand the areas which need immediate attention and will help check rural-urban migration

 

 

18,452
villages in India are un-electrified as of April, 2017

55.4%
rural households defecate in open. This percentage in urban areas is 8.9%

15%
urban households in India have no access to drainage facility

28.5%

of India’s population is migrant

74 cr
people in india still don’t have access to internet

Households with sanitary toilets (Rural) (% of total)

  • With toilets
  • Without toilets

Households with sanitary toilets (Urban) (in % of total)

  • With toilets
  • Without toilets

Internet Subscribers

  • Rural
  • Urban

Annual progress of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna

  • 2013-14
  • 2014-15
  • 2015-16
  • 2016-17

Sex Ratio

  • Rural
  • Urban

Water Access

  • Rural
  • Urban

Infant Mortality Rate

  • Rural
  • Urban

 

Source: Swachhta Status Report(2015), National Family Health Survey (2015-16), PIB, Ministry of Rural Development, The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators, December 2016, TRAI, 309m India, NSSO 2007-2008