Six in ten Indian households were using LPG as their primary source of fuel for cooking in 2020-21, but there was a large gap between urban and rural areas.
Hand pumps and tube wells remained the most common source of drinking water in India in 2020-21 with 39.7 percent of Indian households relying on them
While India has seen some encouraging gains on its skewed sex ratio at birth, a more complex story seems to be unfolding at the level of the states
There is only one woman among every ten police personnel in the country, and no state has achieved 33% representation yet.
An average Indian spends INR 10,035 to deliver a baby at a health facility, but there is great variation in expenses incurred across states, data from the 2019-21 round of the NFHS shows.
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