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Latest Articles in rural development

The/Nudge Announces Asha Kiran To Rebuild Rural Livelihoods For 5 Lakh Households Impacted By COVID

Asha Kiran has been running sizable pilots on the ground in Uttar Pradesh, both responding to the immediate needs and building long-term sustainable livelihoods, to help UP’s rural poor, especially women, deal with the crushing blow of the pandemic.

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How Women Are Changing And Paving The Way For Other Women To Take Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship in India is pacing its way to become the next revolutionary movement, and women entrepreneurs are at the frontlines of this growing industry.

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Odisha: Over 26.18 lakh kutcha houses in rural area converted to pucca houses

Odisha: Over 26.18 lakh kutcha houses in rural area converted to pucca houses

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PM Modi For Outcome-based Approach For Rural Development

He also said for sustainable development of rural India, schemes developed taking into account the need of the people, should be implemented using latest technology

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‘Over 5.12 Crore Provided Jobs Under Rural Employment Scheme’

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh sought to know whether the households which had not been provided work were given unemployment allowance as per the provisions of the Act

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PMGSY Aims To Construct 57000 Kms Of Roads In FY18

The pace of construction of PMGSY roads reached a 7 year high of 130 kms per day in 2016-17 as against an average of 73 kms during the period 2011 to 2014.

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Tamil Nadu To Develop 3,500 Km Rural Roads: CM

Among others, Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced the development of 3,500 km of rural roads at an estimated cost of Rs 800 crore in 2017-18.

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Budget 2017 | Throwback To The Past

Sutanu Guru finds that the latest Budget leans more towards Indira Gandhi with some bold Margaret Thatcher like plans

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PM Modi Terms Budget As 'Futuristic'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described the Budget as 'futuristic' with an aim on fulfilling the "dreams" of every section, including the poor, the farmers and the under-privileged while focussing on job creation, transparency, urban rejuvenation and rural development

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Union Budget 2017-18: Key Highlights

Here are the key highlights of finance minister Arun Jaitley’s Union budget speech

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Expert Views | FM Jaitley Unveils Budget; Views On Size Of Fiscal Deficit Mixed

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called his fourth budget one for the poor. Yet, while vowing prudent fiscal management, he also raised his 2017-18 deficit target to 3.2 per cent of gross domestic product to cover his spending promises

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Case Study: Where Has All The Money Gone?

“In my experience, poor people are the world's greatest entrepreneurs. Every day, they must innovate in order to survive. They remain poor because they do not have the opportunities to turn their creativity into sustainable income” — Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder Grameen Bank

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Case Analysis: Create The ‘Aah!’ Experience

The general response to demonetisation, which is almost always an elitist one, is that we should look at the move as being ‘transformational’. Almost everybody has access to a Jan Dhan account and the proliferation of e-wallets on mobile phones actually addresses the question of whether at all we need to hold cash

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Who Will Dry Radha’s Tears?

It is quite clear that the Prime Minister realises the rural challenge. That’s why he has launched a national agriculture market, linking 21 mandis spread across eight states to provide a better market for the farmers’ produce

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Why India’s Governance Frontlines Are Cash Starved

In urban India alone, no more than 30 per cent of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants

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