GS3 (Development in Science)
In 2015, the total number of people with HIV in India was estimated to be 2.1 million. Of this, 1.5 million were detected and tested at integrated counselling and testing centres (ICTC) and about a million people are on treatment. This leaves about half a million who are unaware of their HIV status. How has India dealt with HIV in the past years? What measures should be taken in future to fight against the deadly disease?