India's Position in the World


India's Position in the World

1st to introduce government supported family planning in the world.
Largest postal network in the world.
Largest livestock population.
Largest producer of milk.
Largest producer of millets in the world
Largest consumer of gold jewellery.
Largest producer of jute.
Largest producer of ginger.
Largest producer of bananas.
Largest producer of castor oil seeds.
Largest producer of mangoes.
Largest producer of safflower oil seeds.
Largest producer of papayas.
Second largest producer of tea, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of sugarcane, the first position being held by Brazil.
Second largest producer of wheat, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of onions, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of potatoes, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of garlic, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of rice, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of cottonseed, the first position being held by China.
Second largest producer of cement., next to China.
India has the second largest arable land in the world. The USA has the largest arable land in the world.
India is the third largest producer and second largest consumer of fertiliser in the world.
India has the largest deposits of Thorium in the world most of which is found in Kerala.
NOTE: The agricultural information is as per latest data available on the website of Food and Agricultural Organisation.