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Waiting for the bus

rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf
rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf

In just one year, the number of buses per one million people have reduced from 131 to 118. India's bus sector is certainly underperforming. The country does not have enough buses to run on their routes and cater to their citizens, leaving them at the mercy of private vehicles
 

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