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Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

The author is an analyst with IndiaSpend

Latest Articles By Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

Surge In Female Contestants, Not MLAs

Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress gave 15% of its tickets to female candidates in 2016, up from 14% in 2011

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33% Of Lok Sabha By 2026 = Uttar Pradesh+Bihar+West Bengal

Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

With high fertility rates, the proportion of people represented per MP is estimated to rise in the Gangetic belt to 2.9 million by 2026, when the next delimitation of parliamentary seats is due.

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Ageing India: South India Oldest, Northeast Youngest

Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

Life expectancy at birth has increased from 63.2 years between 2001-05 to 67.5 years between 2009-15. It is 66.3 years in villages and 77.1 years in cities.

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Centre’s Health, Education Spending Declines Over 2 Years

Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

ICDS, SSA and the National Health Mission were carried over from the previous government. The Clean India Mission was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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5.5 Million Indians Being Trained, 231 Million Need Skills

Saumya Tewari | IndiaSpend

As many as 5.5 million people are currently enrolled in skilling courses and 2.4 million youth have been placed in jobs as skilled workers since April 2015, according to data released by the government.

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