Source: Livemint

 

Rural consumption expenditure, particularly on packaged consumer goods, rose across Chhattisgarh in the nine years to 2013. Although the state failed to boost sanitation in the period, literacy and rural electrification improved. This is the 10th part of a series in which economics research firm Indicus Analytics and Mint map the trend of a fundamental shift in the consumer economy led by the rural population across districts.