Statistics relating to India's war effort

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India. Department of Commerce. Administrative Intelligence Room
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Delhi : Manager of Publications, [1947]
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STATISTICS INDIA'S WAR EFFORT 1
PREFACE 3
CONTENTS 5
I. MOBILIZATION OF MANPOWER 7
COMPOSITION OF INDIA’S ARMED FORCES SERVING IN INDIA 8
INDIA'S ARMED FORCES 8
CASUALTIES TO ALL RANKS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF INDIA 10
DEFENCE AND FACTORY EMPLOYMENT 10
EMPLOYMENT IN MUNITION FACTORIES 10
CASUALTIES (KILLED OR MISSING) OF MERCHANT SEAMEN 12
CIVIL CASUALTIES FROM ENEMY AIR RAID 12
II. HOME PRODUCTION 13
PRODUCTION OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION IN INDIA 14
PRODUCTION OF ARMOURED AND WHEELED VEHICLES IN INDIA 15
PRODUCTION OF SCIENTIFIC AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS, ANTI-GAS RESPIRATORS, ENGINEERS’ STORES, SIGNAL EQUIPMENT AND ARMY CLOTHING IN INDIA 17
NUMBER AND TONNAGE OF VESSELS COMPLETED IN INDIA 19
PRODUCTION OF SOME ESSENTIAL RAW MATERIALS IN INDIA 19
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIONE ESTIMATED QUANTITY OF PRINCIPAL CROPS HARVESTED 21
INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION IN INDIA (Excluding Bermar) 24
PRODUCTION OF MILITARY FARMS 26
PURCHASES MADE BY SUPPLY DEPARTMENT 26
III. SHIPPING AND FOREIGN TRADE 27
LOSS OF MERCHANT VESSELS (INCLUDING COUNTRY CRAFT) FROM ALL CAUSES (I) 28
SHIPPING (Foreign Trade) British India 28
SEA-BORNE EXPORTS OF ESSENTIAL ARTICLES FROM BRITISH INDIA 29
SEA-BORNE IMPORTS OF ESSENTIAL ARTICLES INTO BRITISH INDIA 30
QUANTUM OF EXPORTS AND AGGREGATE VALUE OF EXPORTSF FROM BRITISH INDIA BY SEA 31
QUANTUM OF IMPORTS AND AGGREGATE VALUE OF IMPORTS INTO BRITISH INDIA BY SEA 31
IV. HOME CONSUMPTION 33
MILITARY OFFTAKE OF PRINCIPAL COMMODITIES IN INDIA 34
MILITARY OFFTAKE OF CATTLE, SHEEP AND GOATS IN INDIA 36
MILITARY OFFTAKE* OF FRESH FOODSTUFFS 36
GROWTH OF RATIONED POPULATION IN BRITISH INDIA 37
QUANTITY AVAILABLE FOR CIVIL CONSUMPTION 37
PER CAPITA QUANTITY OF CERTAIN COMMODITIES AVAILABLE FOR CIVIL CONSUMPTION 38
V. INLAND RAILWAY TRANSPORT 39
PASSENGER TRAFFIC ON ALL RAILWAYS IN INDIA 40
PRINCIPAL COMMODITIES CARRIED BY CLASS I RAILWAYS 40
NUMBER OF GOODS TON MILES 41
NUMBER OF PASSENGER-MILES 41
MOVEMENT OF MILITARY PERSONNEL AND STORES 42
TONNAGE OF MILITARY STORES CARRIED BY ORDINARY GOODS TRAINS 42
VI. FINANCE 43
REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT 44
SOURCES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE 44
DIRECT TAXATION OF PERSONAL INCOMES IN BRITISH INDIA 46
YIELD FROM DIRECT TAXES 46
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT BORROWINGS 47
TOTAL EXPENDITURE OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND EXPENDITURE RECOVERABLE FROM H.M.G. 47
INFLATIONARY POTENTIAL 48
DEBT OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT 49
PERCENTAGE OF TAX REVENUE TO TOTAL REVENUE EXPENDITURE OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT 49
NOTES IN CIRCULATION, TOTAL DEPOSITS AND BANK CLEARINGS 51
STERLING BALANCES* HELD BY THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA 51
INDEX NUMBER OF WHOLESALE PRICES, COST OF LIVING AND SECURITY PRICES 52

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