The five states of South India have been ahead of Hindi speaking states like UP, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh in terms of development. The reason for this is more literacy, development of industries, focus on agriculture and aspiration for progress of the people. How many people from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are working in the IT industry of America. Most of the families of Kerala have some or the other member working in the Gulf countries. From there sends foreign currency. Kerala is a fully literate state in India.
Tamil Nadu has already been a leader in various fields including education. These states have also developed because the population there is less than the northern states, hence the average per capita income is high. In the last decades, the leadership of these states paid a lot of attention to the development of industries, due to which people got employment on a large scale and income also increased. Where there is progress, the pace of urbanization also accelerates. The specialty of Telangana is that it is two and a half decades ahead of all the states.
About 50 percent of the population there is expected to live in urban areas by 2025. If the whole of India is taken into account, the national average of urban population in the country was 31.16 percent of the total population, while Telangana recorded 46.8 percent of its urban population in the same period.
Only 2 southern states Tamil Nadu and Kerala are ahead of Telangana. The urban population of Tamil Nadu is 48.45 percent and that of Kerala is 47.23 percent. NITI Aayog believes that cities are the engine of economic growth. Due to the economic activities of urban areas, the level of employment and income goes on increasing. Under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Telangana is constantly touching new levels of progress.