April 17, 2015
The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »
April 10, 2015
Women running community radio stations in some of the most backward parts of the country are stirring the locals to action, catalysing change and development
New Delhi, April 5
Having opened over 12 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts under its flagship financial inclusion programme, the government is now mulling over ways to step up the utilisation of these accounts, including...
March 31, 2015
How the cricketing legend has turned around the fortunes of a nondescript village in Andhra Pradesh
Ahmedabad, Mar 29
'SASSIAN Journey' engage artisans, thinkers from S. Asian nations on rural economic regeneration
Kolkata, March 21
WWF- India, along with eBay India, have come together to work on a project that aims to light-up 1,000-odd households in the Sundarbans region.
This is a part of the “India Unplug...
March 16, 2015
Rajvir Singh and his family busy themselves chopping cattle feed in Maltinagar village of Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh. They use a thresher that they have hired for two hours to ready the feed f...
New Delhi, March 12
Committee in consultation with State govt, industry bodies, other stakeholders »
New Delhi, April 18
India Inc and the Government should become partners in growth and development of rural poor, the Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Ram Shankar Katheria, said on Saturday. »
New Delhi, April 14
No incentives for young entrepreneurs
Hyderabad, April 6
The Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) has called for applications from organisations to select a technical support agency for the Rs 450-crore World Project to be implemented in Tela...
Puttamraju Kandriga (AP), March 31
Concrete roads, a sewage treatment plant, 24-hour power supply — Puttamraju Kandriga has them all…and more
March 31, 2015
Puttamraju Kandriga may well become a model for MPs who wish to adopt a village as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY). In an interview with Raghuvir Srinivasan over phone and email just...
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22
RBI Deputy Governor may be appointed as Nabard Chairman
Bengaluru, March 17
12 bio-methanisation units to be set up for producing biogas from wet wastes
March 13, 2015
Long denied electricity, Uttar Pradesh villages switch to solar energy with help from rural banks
March 12, 2015
It provides infrastructure and a social safety net, but are there better ways of delivering both?