This reduced the pollution caused by vehicles by 21.6%. To address the transportation problem, the government of India has built Roads which are straight, wider so as to accommodate the variety of vehicles that flow in. Traffic signals which work properly are also under construction. Town buses have been built separate lanes to avoid taking the routes which are narrow and might cause traffic. Use of Public transport and the use of metro-trains are also being encouraged.
In many Indian cities it has been a trend that the people, who buy cars without having parking space, tend to park them on the footpaths in front of their houses putting the safety of the pedestrians at risk. As per the road accident statistics, more than half of the people who die on Indian roads are cyclists and the pedestrians. Lately, there have been increasing incidences of drunk and underage driving, which are claiming the lives of pedestrians including the children and the elderly. The pothole-ridden, narrow Indian roads, cluttered with numerous private vehicles, are becoming increasingly precarious for the travelers. In 2015, on an average 400 people died every day in road accidents.
The most dangerous forms of pollution in India are air and water. India is facing major pollution issues due to air and water contamination, which will be discussed further on in this paper. Due to India’s importance in size and population, solutions to control air and water pollution are not only subject to India itself but also to the rest of the planet. Only in
Not all countries have Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and this should change as this treatment helps many HIV- positive patients survive for a longer period. National Perspective: India is the third largest country which has the highest rate of people living with HIV. In India, there are 2.1 million people living with HIV and there have been about 68 000 deaths caused by AIDS, which is the last stage of HIV. Out of 2.1 million people, merely 41% are using antiretroviral therapy (ART). There are many ways of HIV transmission in India but one main source of high transmission rates would be through migration workers and truckers.
Unsurprisingly, majority of the victims of human trafficking are women and children, the most marginalized segments of the society in the developing countries. India is both a source and transit country for trafficking. It is estimated that 10% of India’s trafficking in persons is International while 90% is domestic. India serves as a destination for persons trafficked from neighboring countries such as Nepal and Bangladesh, and as a transit country for individuals being trafficked to the Middle East and other parts of the world. In addition, India is a source country for individuals trafficked to Europe, the Middle East and North America.
INDIAN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY History of Indian automobile industry shows that it has grown with leaps and bounds since 1898, a time when a car had touched the Indian streets for the first time. But now India is in verge to rewrite history in different conditions as it is home to 40 million passenger vehicles and Indian manufactured cars and other automobile products are touching other nation roads. Presently Indian automobile industry is regarded as largest and second fastest growing industry after China in the world with annual production of over 3.9 million units. Its passenger cars and commercial vehicle manufacturing industry ranked sixth largest in the world. One of the best things happen for the Indian automobile market in the recent years was its improvement in the export sector.
According to the Huffington Post, as a developed nation, India physical environment is gravely insufficient and lags behind other developed nations in the area of public health. In the aforementioned WHO Study, safe water, clean air, safe workplaces, safe communities, good nutrition, physical activity and most importantly preventive health care equates to good health. In a New York Times article, “India is Caught in a Climate Change Quandary”, the article conveys that there are 1.3 billion Indians that live in India, which over 304 million do not have access to electricity and 92 million do not have access to clean drinking water, resulting in poor nutritional habits creating new health issues while exacerbating old health ones. The environmental problems that poverty stricken Indians are experiencing is severe and the political system prior to 2013 did absolutely nothing to elevate the pain. According to WHO, the rapidly growing industry boom in India has further increased the health risk of poverty stricken Indians.
INDUSTRY ANALYSIS The automotive industry in India is one of the largest automotive markets in the world. It was previously one of the fastest growing markets globally, but it is currently experiencing flat or negative growth rates. In 2009, India emerged as Asia's fourth largest exporter of passenger cars, behind Japan, South Korea, and Thailand, overtaking Thailand to become third in 2010. As of 2010, India was home to 40 million passenger vehicles. More than 3.7 million automotive vehicles were produced in India in 2010 (an increase of 33.9%), making India the second fastest growing automobile market in the world (after China).
But sadly more than 43% of these children are under weight and 48% have stunted growth. According to UNICEF and World Bank report of 2013 the mortality rate of children under 5years of age is 53 per 1000 live births in India. Also India is on 112th position in the world in the Child Development Index. Here few of the most common reasons behind child mortality are neonatal tetanus, catching of deadly diseases because they are not given immunization or lack of nutrition in their body because of lack of nutrition in their mothers during pregnancy. Neonatal tetanus deaths are very high in India specially Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Orissa.
India is one of the best civilizations of the world, the progression of which is traceable back to a great many years. A conclusive consider forming India 's way of life and history has been its geology and environment. Starting from the snow-clad tops of Himalaya in the north to the ocean encased southern landmass, India is genuine mix of scenes and environment. By virtue of its diversities, remarkable society and a maturity custom of tourism, India has been the most alluring destination for the guests around the globe. India is huge bundle society and legend that never neglects to enrapture the creative ability of the guests.