Meanwhile, 2.17 crore houses have been sanctioned and 1.69 crore houses completed against a target of 2.63 crore houses till 2021-22 under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G).
The total fertility rate has even come down below the replacement level of fertility (2.1 children per woman) in the country, the Survey said.
With higher returns promised over cost of production for non-rice crops, the differential remuneration is aimed at encouraging crop diversification, the Economic Survey 2021-22, tabled in Parliament on Monday, said.
Expenditure on health sector increased from Rs 2.73 lakh crore in 2019-20 (pre-Covid) to Rs 4.72 lakh crore in 2021-22, an increase of nearly 73 per cent, the Economic Survey 2021-22 said.
The monthly net addition in the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) subscriptions during 2021 has not only been higher than the corresponding monthly values in 2020, but have also surpassed the levels of the corresponding months during pre-pandemic year 2019, the Economic Survey 2021-22, tabled in Parliament on Monday, said.
The Economic Survey 2021-22 has highlighted the track record of the Narendra Modi-led government in garnering FDI for India as compared to the previous regimes of the past two decades.
The road network in the country has increased substantially in the current fiscal compared to previous years, the Economic Survey 2021-22 said.
The various indicators of employment have bounced back remarkably, after showing a decline in the first quarter of 2020-21 during the nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Economic Survey 2021-22 tabled in the Parliament on Monday.
As many as 96 cities across the country have witnessed an improvement in the air quality with the government taking a host of measures, including steps to curtail vehicular emissions, Economic Survey 2021-22 said on Monday.
Despite climbing 35 notches in the Global Innovation Index, from 81 in 2015-16 to 46 in 2021, India lags in the number of patents granted which is still a fraction compared to leading world economies, the Economic Survey 2021-22 said.
India's ranking in Global Innovation Index has climbed 35 ranks, from 81st in 2015-16 to 46th in 2021.
At present, India accounts for only about two per cent of the space economy, much behind the major players - USA and China, the Survey said.
The survey expects private sector investment to pick as financial system is in good position to provide support necessary for speedy revival of the economy.
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