July 4, 2014
If FB wants to reach a billion Indians, Sandberg should go rural »
New Delhi, July 3
But BJP wants to continue scheme »
New Delhi, May 27
Even as the Narendra Modi Government has hinted at restructuring of UPA’s rural job scheme – MGNREGA – a new report by International Labour Organisation (ILO) has lauded the role played by the sch...
May 26, 2014
The argument that UPA-2 wasted too much money on populist schemes is factually wrong. UPA-2 actually spent less on these important initiatives than UPA-1
May 8, 2014
When words can’t say it allA picture is worth a thousand words, they say. Is this becoming increasingly true of emoticons and sticker apps? I often find myself using them, combining them...
Mumbai, April 28
What started off as a small initiative to make people donate platelets has become a lifetime calling for Ravikant Singh, who realised the potential of setting up a social enterprise to tackle the...
March 20, 2014
DDB Mudra’s creative honcho first showcased this initiative to the readers of cat.a.lyst. But the recycled cardboard cartons that become desks in rural schools where children otherwise have to make...
Ahmedabad, Mar 6
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener Arvind Kejriwal Thursday rubbished the Gujarat model of development, maintaining it has benefited industrialists like the Ambanis and Adanis, not the farmers.»
New Delhi, July 4
The CPI(M) has protested against the National Democratic Alliance Government’s proposals to make changes to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. Reacting to r...
New Delhi, July 3
Wants to improve the linkage of MGNREGS with agriculture
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22
Tecsaa IT Solutions, a company virtually incubated at the Technopark-Technology Business Incubator here, has opened a training facility in rural Idukki. The aim is to reach out t...
Mumbai, May 27
GSM operator Vodafone India has appointed 100 women from rural Haryana to sell electronic top-ups and pre-paid recharges as it encourages them to become entrepreneurs.
May 23, 2014
There is a growing tide of city-bred youngsters who are turning their backs on fancy degrees and jobs to work in rural areas »
Mumbai, May 2
State Bank of India has decided to extend benefits of over 100 Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) to differently-abled individuals under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) i...
Ahmedabad, March 28
Targets 20-25% growth from off-grid areas
Mumbai, Mar 8
ICICI Bank today said it is supporting one million women through its programme for self-help groups, which aims at empowering less privileged women to become self-reliant. Self-help grou...
March 5, 2014
Sam Pitroda, the man who initiated India’s telecom revolution through PCO booths, believes that broadband connectivity to villages will be a game-changer. Pitroda, who heads the high-leve...