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In­dia’s rate of ur­ban­i­sa­tion was last recorded at 31.1%; much lower than China, Indonesia, Brazil and Mex­ico

At present, ur­ban In­dia is home to 377 mil­lion peo­ple

Ur­ban In­dia is ex­pected to house 600 mil­lion peo­ple by 2031, an in­crease of 59% from 2011

In­dia’s ur­ban hous­ing short­age is around 19 mil­lion as per the es­ti­mates of C&W Re­search

In­dia ranks 134th among 137 coun­tries, and has the world’s most un­clean air

In In­dia, slum pop­u­la­tion in 2011 was 66 mil­lion, and is pro­jected to be 105 mil­lion by 2017

In­dian cities lack ba­sic ameni­ties - clean drink­ing wa­ter, san­i­ta­tion and light­ing fa­cil­i­ties

Pub­lic trans­port ac­counts for 27% of ur­ban trans­port in In­dia. Jour­ney speeds are set to re­duce by more than 50% by 2040

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