Rural India

Couldn’t predict exact nature of Covid second wave: Supermodel Committee

Couldn’t predict exact nature of Covid second wave: Supermodel Committee

HyderabadNational Covid-19 Supermodel Committee has said it could not predict the exact nature of the second wave of the pandemic in Indi...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Expect a surge in rural demand for gold soon

SIES-FPJ: Expect a surge in rural demand for gold soon

Gold as an asset class has proved its true potential in every era. At COVID-19 times too, the yellow metal has managed to soar in value w...Read More

In rural India, 66% of medical care givers do not have a proper degree, says study

In rural India, 66% of medical care givers do not have a proper degree, says study

66 per cent of people equipped to provide medical care in rural India do not have a formal degree, Hindustan Times reported Saturday.Acco...Read More

PM Modi to launch 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' today to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India

PM Modi to launch 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' today to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' today to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India amid COVID...Read More

Scheme to prevent return of migrants from villages

Scheme to prevent return of migrants from villages

New DelhiMuch to the chagrin of industries and businesses expecting the migrant labourers return for work sooner or later, PM Modi will l...Read More

PM's 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' promises to help returnee migrant workers and rural citizens

PM's 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' promises to help returnee migrant workers and rural citizens

"Government of India has decided to launch a massive rural public works scheme 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' to empower and provide live...Read More

How online grocery stores have benefitted during the coronavirus pandemic

How online grocery stores have benefitted during the coronavirus pandemic

The business of online groceries has been growing at 67% year on year. There are several factors that have propelled this growth. First,...Read More

Modi govt has taken steps to support farmers, rural population during lockdown: Narendra Singh Tomar

Modi govt has taken steps to support farmers, rural population during lockdown: Narendra Singh Tomar

Speaking to ANI, the minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government was also taking care of harvesting and procur...Read More

Another step towards realising dream of developed India, says PM Modi; over 75 lakh job opportunities created

Another step towards realising dream of developed India, says PM Modi; over 75 lakh job opportunities created

‘‘Today rural India and its villages have declared themselves open-defecation free. They have used self-inspiration, self-will and co-ope...Read More

Demonetisation triggered current economic slowdown: Former Chief Statistician

Demonetisation triggered current economic slowdown: Former Chief Statistician

Pronab Sen said putting money into the hands of 70% of the people residing in rural areas was the best way to improve overall demand and ...Read More

1 on 1 with Manu Chopra, Founder, Project Karuna

1 on 1 with Manu Chopra, Founder, Project Karuna

Manu Chopra is the Founder of Project Karuna—a travel initiative focused on bespoke luxury experiences in rural India.

Women’s agri labour cause of malnutrition in rural India

Women’s agri labour cause of malnutrition in rural India

Recognition of Indian women's roles in both agriculture and domestic work is key to improving household nutrition outcomes, said Nitya Ra...Read More

Highlights Rural Distress

Highlights Rural Distress

Book: A Rural Manifesto: Realizing India’s future through her villagesAuthor: Feroz Varun GandhiPublisher: RupaPages: 825; Price: Rs.995

On the football pitch, feminism flourishes in rural India

On the football pitch, feminism flourishes in rural India

Mumbai: Sumati Kumari had no great agenda in mind when she started playing football aged nine near her home in Lonora in Jharkhand. She j...Read More

India’s moment at Oscars. Period.

India’s moment at Oscars. Period.

Los Angeles: A film on menstruation, set in rural India, titled Period. End of Sentence, has won the Oscar in the Documentary Short Subje...Read More

Congress gave slogans to India’s poor, PM Modi gave resources: Arun Jaitley

Congress gave slogans to India’s poor, PM Modi gave resources: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday accused the Congress of only giving slogans to the poor and said Prime Minister Narendra...Read More

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‘Venom of casteism destroying villages’

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday deplored “destruction” of villages due to “venom of casteism” and said efforts shou...Read More

Affordable housing will only take off if transport is robust: VBHC Value Homes COO Rahul Sabharwal

Affordable housing will only take off if transport is robust: VBHC Value Homes COO Rahul Sabharwal

Long before affordable housing became government’s priority and it became the buzzword, VBHC Value Homes realised its importance. For alm...Read More

Daan Utsav: Philanthropy begins with YOU. The best time to start is NOW!

Daan Utsav: Philanthropy begins with YOU. The best time to start is NOW!

It’s never too early or too little to start giving. Take baby steps, find a cause you are passionate about and set out on your philanthro...Read More

India in ardent need of midwives: Dr Leila Caleb Varkey

India in ardent need of midwives: Dr Leila Caleb Varkey

With 72.2 % of India’s total population being rural and more than 60% domiciliary deliveries in these areas, the situation calls for the ...Read More

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