- Over 20% of the population in India has at least one chronic disease and more than 10% of the people have more than one
- It is estimated that 61.3 million Indians aged 20-79 years live with diabetes (2011 estimates). This number is expected to increase to 101.2 million by 2030
- The number of people with hypertension is likely to increase from 118 million in 2000 to 213 million by 2025
- The rate of cardiovascular disease mortality in India in the 30-59-year age group is double that in the U.S.