By Shashi TharoorShashi Tharpoor is a former Foreign Secretary and a political commentator.
He was the Chief Secretary in the UPA government from 2013 to 2016.
India is the world’s biggest democracy with more than one billion people, making it the second-largest economy after the United States.
Its population grew by 8.5% between 2015 and 2016.
Its economy grew by 16.7% between 2016 and 2020, according to the United Nations, and by 10% since the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008.
India is also home to the world´s biggest defence industry and one of the worlds biggest pharmaceuticals and medical devices companies.
In 2018, India’s population increased by 3.4% to 8.8 billion people.
However, many of India´s problems are concentrated in rural areas and rural-urban disparities in health are among the highest in the world.
It has one of India’s highest maternal mortality rates at 5.6 deaths per 100,000 live births, while the life expectancy in rural India is just 59.3 years.
In the past, some commentators have argued that the country should take a different approach to addressing its rural-rich problems.
But India is not a developing country, and its population is growing.
The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also been pushing to address India´ s huge health problems.
One of the key areas for change is improving access to basic medical care and improving access and quality of life for the poorest and most vulnerable in the country.
As a part of the Modi government, the health ministry launched the National Rural Health Mission, which aims to expand access to medicines, vaccinations, surgery and hospital care in rural and urban areas.
During his tenure, Modi has made several policy announcements aimed at addressing rural health challenges, including introducing free primary health care to all children, setting up a National Rural Vaccination Center and introducing a universal primary health cover.
Modi has also made efforts to improve access to education.
In September 2018, he announced that a universal high-school education programme would be launched in 2019 in every school in the state.
This is in addition to the government’s scheme of universal primary education that aims to enrol every child in primary schools.
In addition to health and education, the Indian government has also sought to tackle gender inequality in the labour market.
More than half of Indian women are still underpaid and almost half of India is undernourished.
The country also has one the highest levels of infant mortality in the region, and more than 40% of Indian children live below the poverty line.
Many of Indias challenges to improve rural health are linked to poverty.
According to the World Bank, India ranks second only to the US in terms of its poverty and inequality.
This has contributed to India being ranked as the world′s most unequal country, according in its 2016 Human Development Report.
India is also ranked the world’s second most unequal nation by the World Economic Forum.
There are some measures that can be taken to reduce the disparity between rural and rural populations in India.
For example, the National Population Register and the Census of India are both voluntary, and open to anyone who wants to participate.
Additionally, the government has launched a series of programmes, including a health census in 2020, to improve maternal health, maternal mortality and infant mortality.
But even though the country is making strides in addressing its poverty problems, it is still lagging behind other developing countries in the areas of health and nutrition.
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