With prosperity and economic growth, Indians are eating much more meat. The future of meat is lab-grown. Lab-grown meat is much more productive, and uses much less land and water. It is also much more environment-friendly. Look at the history of countries that have become wealthier in the last two
Indians are buying highly contaminated food items. Almost everything is affected, whether it be grain, vegetables, fruit, daals, or others. The stuff available in Indian stores has much higher levels of harmful pesticides compared to developed countries.
An ever-increasing number of Indian mothers are buying Instant baby foods for their infants and toddlers. There is evidence now that many of these foods are damaging for the baby and, makes the baby a life-long addict to harmful HFSS foods.
Imagine growing as much food from one acre as you would from 350 acres of farmland! That’s not only the promise of vertical farming, but a demonstrated reality as well. https://www.diamandis.com/blog/future-faster-future-of-food-part-1
I have written about the economic, social, and human need for India to increase its per capita consumption of energy. It’s the sad reality of today’s technologies and energy sources that much of that increase will come from coal fired thermal power plants.