India is known for its humble and peace-loving nature. In the past 1000 years, India has never raised any war by itself.
But those days are gone, India is now an independent nation and knows how to bully its enemies.
Indian armed fources:
Indian armed forces rank fourth in the world. here are some facts about Indian armed forces
World wide ranking:
Indian Armed Forces are the world’s second-largest military force with the largest volunteer army in the world. It means that a lot of Indians are serving their country with pride.
After the exams and tests, only a few are recruited. According to the global firepower reports the Indian armed forces are the world’s fourth most powerful military. India has the third-largest defence budget in the world.
It is a huge achievement for Indians because way back nobody considered Indian armed forces seriously. The torture of the British East India Company provoked the rise of the Indian Army.
The great freedom fighter Subash Chandra Bose started INA (Indian National Army) with 40000 troops. A series is also made “The Forgotten Army” to pay homage to the soldiers who were led by Subash Chandra Bose and till this date, the Indian Army has grown massively from 40000 to 1.2 million troops.
India is known for making goods, be it products or weapons.
India has one of the most dangerous weapons which reflects the efficiency of the Indian armed forces.
Here is some deadly stuff that Indian armed forces play with.
The Brahmos (designated PJ-10) is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or land. It is the fastest supersonic cruise missile in the world.
T-90 BHISHMA :
This Russian battle tank of the third generation started its service in 1992. It operates with a torsional bar suspension. This battle tank was used to destroy the ISIS terrorists in Syria in the year 2017.
some lethal guns used by Indian armed forces :
ASMI machine pistol (Made in India)
JVPC submachine gun
AK -203 Assault rifle
Dragunov SVD sniper rifle
Let’s talk about military training that how they get trained and selected, first of all, cadets should be Indian if they aren’t then some different system follows.
There’s an entrance exam conducted by UPSC Called (NDA) National defence academy, in this entrance exams a boy of age between 16.5 – 19.5 can apply if he would like to go in defence, it’s a method to see students capable or not if one cleared and then he’ll be called for (SSB) interview – services selection board, it’s the toughest exam for cadets to clear it, whereas cadet interest to where he would like to go for Army, Airforce or navy will be sent accordingly.
After when he gets selected he has to go to (OTA) Officers training academy and (IMA) Indian military academy, where he will get intense and rigorous training for officer post, after his training completion he will be posted and ranked according to his capability.
I just highlighted, there are deeper things also to know more about it. In this process, cadets get trained enough to protect their country
Today Indian Army is strong mainly for their commandos, they are the only one who doesn’t have any limit they can do everything for their country, As commandos training is the toughest training compare to all. they have to be strong mentally and physically.
Every country has their special forces same like that India also have special forces(SF), it consists of para(SF) of the Indian army, (MARCOS) of the Indian navy and (GARUD COMMANDO FORCE) of Indian airforce.
These are the special forces of Indian Armed forces they are trained specially for the war, their training is most rigorous training and only a few cadets get selected for it, they mainly go for war (INFANTRY) and some to (ARTILLERY), thus Indian commandos are extremely strong according to the worldwide and they will always be there for any kind of emergency !!
Agriculture is arguably a very important sector in India because as per the reports more than 50% of Indian employment is dependent on agriculture and the agriculture industry contributes 17% to GDP.
The reason for these high numbers from agriculture is because India relies on its villages, more than 65% of people home in Indian villages. People living in these villages are dependent on farming and agriculture.
Sugarcane- The sugarcane industry is one of the most important industries in India. More than 50 million farmers and workers are engaged in the production of sugarcane in India. India is the second-largest producer of sugar in the world after Brazil. The production of sugar in India in 2019 was 405 million tonnes.
Coconut- India is one of the largest producers of coconut in the world with an annual production of 11,706,343 tonnes in 2018. Coconut is mainly produced in the southern states of India like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka etc. It is also one of the main ingredients in the food of south Indian people.
Cotton- India is one of the largest producers of cotton in the world with an annual production of 18.5 million tonnes in 2017 and the type of cotton that is mainly grown in India is Gossypium arboreum.
Wheat- Wheat is an important cereal crop in India and a staple food worldwide. India stands in the second number when it comes to wheat production with an annual production of 103.6 million tonnes in 2019.
Grains- The foodgrain production in India is also rising amidst the covid. It is estimated that the annual production of foodgrains in India in the year 2021-22 will be 303 million tonnes, which is 2% higher than the previous year 2020-21.
Tea- India is one of the largest producers of tea but it appears that 2020 was not a good year for the tea industry as the amount of tea production fell 9.7% due to some heavy floodings and coronavirus. The production of tea in India in 2020 was 1255.60 million kilograms.
Total export and demand:
When it’s come to the total export of agricultural products, India is off the charts. Covid didn’t affect the export of agricultural products, it was surprising that the total export was $41.25 billion which is 17.34% more than the previous year export.
The main countries where our products were exported are U.S.A, China, Nepal, Iran, Bangladesh, UAE, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia.
The export amount clearly shows that the demand for Indian agricultural products in the world is off the chain. During the covid period, countries didn’t refuse to import Indian products and that shows the dominance of India in this industry.
Growth of agriculture industry and GDP contribution:
The agriculture industry is growing massively and the growth didn’t stop in the covid period also, the growth in prices of agricultural products rose to 3.4%.
The share of the agricultural industry in the GDP of India was 19.9% in the year 2020-21.
Position of India in total wealth:
We are going to talk about the ranking of India in total wealth and how much it contributes to the total wealth of the world.
For those who don’t how the total wealth of a country is noted, the total wealth is counted by the total amount of wealth possessed by the citizens of a particular country.
India stands in the 7th position with a total wealth of $12833 billion and it contributes 3.1% to the world. The wealth-to-GDP ratio of 2017-19 is 4.392. In Asia, India stands in the 3rd position in total wealth which is quite good for a country of 1.5 billion in population.
Top 10 wealthiest persons of India:
1) Mukesh Ambani: It is not surprising that Mukesh Ambani tops this list. The wealth of Ambani grew drastically when he sold a 9.9% stake of Jio to Facebook. The net worth of Mukesh Ambani is $84.5 billion as of April 2021.
2) Gautam Adani: Gautam Adani’s wealth also grew up very much in this lockdown we have also made a separate blog in it you can go and check it out. Adani also acquired a 74% stake in the country’s second busiest airport. The net worth of Gautam Adani is $50.5 billion.
3) Shiv Nadar: Shiv Nadar came into this list because of his mighty tech company HCL technologies. The net worth of Shiv Nadar is an enormous $23.5 billion.
4) Radhakishan Damani: Radhakishan Damani is also known as the retail king of India. The net worth of Radhakishan Damani is $16.5 billion.
5) Uday Kotak: Uday Kotak is the founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank and the richest banker in India. The net worth of Uday Kotak is $15.9 billion.
Indian gem Sir Ratan Tata :
Ratan Tata is a well-known philanthropist and he is committed to helping the poor throughout his life.
His father Jamshetji Tata was also the biggest philanthropist in the last century, he donated $102.4 billion.
66% of the tata group is held by Tata trust which supports philanthropic work of the trust.
Ratan tata also donated 1500 CRS in covid to support the country.
-Shivam shaw, Sujan shaw