While I really can't vouch for the sanctity of some of the statistics quoted in the article noted below, it does present a good overall picture about direction things are/could be headed in, for India.
And, I know that it paints both a picture of despair and opportunity - rightly so. It remains to be seen which of these two gains the upper hand in the long run. I sincerely hope that we are able to capitalize on the opportunity at hand, although it seems to be a really tough thing to do given all the reality on ground.
"Good, Must Read" for those interested in India, from BusinessWeek.
The Trouble With India