Source: Livemint

In line with the trend seen in other Indian states, Jharkhand has witnessed a marked rise in rural consumption in the past nine years, especially in the packaged consumer goods segment. However, it still has a long way to go in improving its social indicators. The eastern state lags behind in providing toilets and electricity to households. This is the eighth part of a series in which economics research firm Indicus Analytics and Mint graphically explore the trend of a fundamental shift in the consumer economy led by its rural population.