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The Great Indian Divide

The Great Indian Divide Rich in India Vs Poor in India 69 37%of There are billionaires featured As of 2010, more than in Forbes India's Rich List for 2010, India's population of 1.35 billion (456 million Indians Together they're estimated to be worth a stagerring according to the World Bank) $300 billion, while live below the poverty line. the entire country's GDP was For perspective, the calculated at $1,500 billion this international poverty line is marked at US $1.25 a day while in India, it's year. a meagre RS.21.6 a day in urban areas & RS.14.3 in rural areas. Dinner for two in a 5 star hotel on Recent statistics point to over 217.5 million new years eve in Indian metro cities can well cost upwards undernourished people in Rs.15,000. India which is the highest for of any country in the world. Rs. 15,000 could feed a poor family for months. Only about 366 million people or 31% of the There are 670.60 million cell phone connections in India as of August 20O10.thats population had access to proper sanitation in 2008. 128 million people have more than 0% of the poulation. It is projected that India will have 1.159 billion mobile subscribers by 2013. no proper source to drinking water. The personal care products industry in In India today, 2 deaths occur India is value at RS. 2500, crores. Fairness and skin every 3 minutes from tuberculosis (TB) and India creams are extremely popular. has a 2.5 million as are a host of other personal HIV+ infected people with care products. little or no medical care. In 2010, a 3,640 sq ft sea-facing duplex Dharavi, Asia's second largest slum and flat in one of prime locations of South one of the largest in the World is Mumbai was sold in an open located in central Mumbai. It auction for RS 90,600 per sq ft totaling houses a population of between 600,000 i million people in an a whopping Rs.33,00,00,000 (33 crores). area of 175 hectares, or 0.67 square miles. Rents were US$4 per month as of It was to one of the most expensive deals ever to take as low as place in India 2006 and there was only 1 toilet per 1,440 residents in Dharavi. mi india End poverty. Together, we can! Mi India is a massive initiative of uniting Indians from professional, corporate and developing India to provide a helping hand to 'ultra poor' India in the form of social investments & micro financial services to the needy enabling them to progress out of extreme poverty themselves. Visit us at for more details. Become A Mi Indian- Lets End Poverty Together Designed by Noreen ( ©

The Great Indian Divide

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This infographic provides information about the economic gap in India. It provides a list comparing how the rich live in India with how the poor live to show how great the disparity is and how it affe...






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