“WE MUST WELCOME THE NEW ISLANDS TO STRENGTHEN THE RURAL ECONOMY” SAYS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE CLA – Island Echo

The new president of the Isle of Wight branch of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), Colin Boswell, believes that the recent influx of newcomers to the rural island scene makes it a time of change and of opportunities. Mr Boswell replaced Laurence Taylor at a CLA committee meeting …

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Supporting the rural Welsh community to offer more

Green Industries Wales, the independent collaboration and discovery network for the green economy in Wales, recently announced its first Hybrid Skills Council meeting, bringing together leading organizations and people in Wales focused on the agenda of green skills.. In 2019, Nigel Hollett took the reins as Director of the Country …

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UK Consumer Loans for People with Bad Credit History – Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Just because you have bad credit doesn’t mean you can’t borrow money at all. If your credit is damaged, there are still many creditors that can lend you. You won’t get the best deal, but lenders can be more lenient than you might think. A lender can calculate that the …

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The university aims to help the rural economy with a business network

Aberystwyth University is launching a network for rural businesses and start-ups which aims to share knowledge. GRRaIN – Growth in Rural Resilience and Innovation Network – brings together the activities of the companies of the University’s Business School, AberInnovation, IBERS Distance Learning and Careers Service. The network aims to foster …

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Nivory Gordon, Jr. appointed USDA State Director of Rural Development for Alabama

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that Nivory Gordon, Jr. will be the Alabama state director for rural development for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). President Joe Biden’s announcement included a series of regional and national appointments of state rural development directors and state executive directors of the Farm Service …

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The last fight of a rural community against the giant of industrial agriculture

We conclude our series of interviews from rural Wisconsin with farmers and community members struggling to defend life as they know it from the onslaught of large-scale agriculture and the factory ranching industry. As part of a special collaboration between The Real News Network and In these times magazine for …

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rural economy: COVID-19 exposes impact of dichotomy in urban-rural economy

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a profound structural change in the Indian economy. During its first wave, India’s rural economy demonstrated extraordinary resilience to the effects of the pandemic, in stark contrast to the situation facing its urban counterpart; and it soon became evident that a …

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TS Planning Board Vice Chairman

Published: Updated on – 13:21, Fri – 8 October 21 There is no place for commercial agriculture in the country as the farmers in the country have only small plots of land unlike in foreign countries. Karimnagar: Addressing growing apprehensions over the cooperative sector, Telangana State Planning Board Deputy Chairman …

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Senate Confirms USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development

In action on Friday, the full Senate confirmed that former Rep. Xochitl Torres Small was the USDA’s Under Secretary for Rural Development. The position was never filled during the Trump administration due to a change in the Undersecretary position to allow the post of Undersecretary of Commerce to be held …

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Joyce proposes bipartisan bill to increase investment in rural communities

US Representative Dave Joyce (R-OH) sponsored a bipartisan bill on October 8 to incentivize capital investment in rural American communities. “Small businesses are the lifeline of Buckeye’s economy, employing more than 2.2 million Ohioans,” said Representative Joyce. “Unfortunately, small businesses located in rural areas of our state face unique challenges …

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Xochitl Torres Small confirmed to USDA rural development post

LAS CRUCES – Former New Mexico Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small was confirmed by the Senate Thursday night as the next Deputy Secretary for Rural Development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA Rural Development provides loans, grants, loan guarantees, and technical assistance to support essential aspects of American rural communities, …

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Premier, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

BHOPAL: The SVAMITVA Yojana, a program to establish clear ownership of property in rural areas, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, the prime minister said on Wednesday Narendra Modi. Practically addressing a function in …

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SVAMITVA Yojna Strengthening the strength of the rural economy to be implemented at the national level PM Modi

SVAMITVA Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has bolstered the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district of Madhya …

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PM Modi: Svamitva Yojna has strengthened the strength of the rural economy, to be implemented at the national level | India News

BHOPAL: The Svamitva Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district …

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SVAMITVA Yojna has strengthened the strength of the rural economy, to be implemented at the national level: PM Modi

SVAMITVA Yojna, a program to establish clear ownership of property, has strengthened the strength of the rural economy and it will write a new chapter in the development of the country’s villages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Practically speaking to a function in the Harda district of Madhya …

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What does it take to rejuvenate a declining rural community?

To thrive in the future, rural Australian communities must simultaneously build economic, social, cultural and creative capital, writes Matt Pfahlert, CEO of the Australian Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, who explains why social enterprise and community rejuvenation are essential. While many people dream of an idyllic life beyond the city lights, …

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Up to $500,000 recently awarded for rural community programs in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) – Four rural community funds in the state of Iowa are receiving an increase in their allocations. In a statement from Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office, the state announced that up to $500,000 in stipends would go to four rural community programs providing funds for things like …

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Northern Ireland launches first-ever Rural Community Pollinator Scheme

Rural Northern Ireland’s very first pollination program was launched to protect the health of its bees and pollinators. The £ 700,000 scheme will provide grants between £ 3,000 and £ 12,000 to rural community groups and schools to create or improve a rural community pollinator garden. Read more: New surge …

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Targeted AD pilot projects, reforestation and rural development

The ministers of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Navy welcomed the publication of the revised National Development Plan (PND). As part of the Ireland 2040 project, the new EUR 165 billion NDP sets out the government’s “overall investment strategy and budget” for the period 2021-2030. “As we emerge …

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Countdown to requests for rural development funds

There is still time for rural community groups in the northeast to ask for increased funding from the Rural Communities Ideas in Action Fund (FADN). Rural community groups can still apply for RCIA funding. The fund is a £ 1.5million investment from the Scottish Government to encourage and support innovative …

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USDA Rural Development and HHS support rural child care centers

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – USDA Rural Development has approved a loan of more than $ 2 million for a day care center in Evanston. But the USDA hopes to use the program throughout Wyoming. Recently, the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services launched a joint …

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A rural community thirsty for financial literacy

The business community in the Omaheke region has recently come in favorable numbers and with a thirst for understanding the basics of financial management. A newly founded Namibian nonprofit, Hitambo Virtual Academy, provided basic financial education services to the community this month and aims to expand the education program nationwide. …

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Namibia: a rural community thirsty for financial literacy

The business community in the Omaheke region has recently come forward in favorable numbers and with a thirst to grasp the basics of financial management. A newly founded Namibian nonprofit, Hitambo Virtual Academy, provided basic financial education services to the community this month and aims to expand the education program …

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Perry County Students Graduates From Center For Rural Development Youth Programs | New

Sydney Miller, of Hazard, is a graduate of the Rogers Scholars Program at Morehead State University, hosted by the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Pictured is Allison Cross, community liaison and youth programs coordinator at the Center; Miller; and Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of the Center. Submitted photo …

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Capito and Manchin announce funding for rural development and agricultural research

WASHINGTON DC – US Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriation Committee, today announced $ 518,752 from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to rural development grant programs across the state, as well as to the University of West Virginia (WVU) for agricultural …

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Dharmasthala Rural Development Projects offers ₹ 18 crore in aid in five months

In total, funds have been released for 257 works in 30 districts of the state, according to executive director HL Manjunath The Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) has released ₹ 18 crore for various community development projects across the state for the past five months. Executive Director HL …

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A road to boost the rural economy through digital and road connectivity

India is a country where a large part of its population lives in rural areas, however, many of them are still isolated from the mainstream, with no benefit from the economic growth of the country. However, in recent years rural India has seen an increase in the number of Micro, …

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Road to boost rural economy through digital and road connectivity

India is a country where a large portion of its population lives in rural areas, however, many of them are still isolated from the mainstream, with no benefit from the economic growth of the country. However, in recent years, rural India has witnessed an increase in micro, small and medium …

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Johnson County students graduate from Center for Rural Development youth programs | News

Seven Johnson County students graduated from the Center for Rural Development youth programs this summer. Rogers Fellows Kaleb Triplett, representing Paintsville High School, graduated from the Rogers Scholars program at Morehead State University in July. He is the son of John M. Triplett and Stephanie S. Triplett, of Banner. Rogers …

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Johnston Carmichael focuses on the rural economy

JOHNSTON Carmichael has assembled a new team of experts to provide clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of the rapidly changing rural sector. The rural team, which brings together the company’s agriculture and land specialists, will be led by Jenn Stewart, who, as head of the company’s Dundee office, …

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The Ministry of Rural Development grants loans worth Rs 8.6 Cr to self-help groups to start micro-businesses

the Ministry of Rural Development provided Community Business Fund (CEF) loans worth Rs 8.60 Cr at 2614 Support Group (SHG) entrepreneurs as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The loans were made to entrepreneurs to help them start their micro-businesses in their villages across 19 states under the Start-up …

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USDA Rural Development to support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR — USDA Rural Development is investing more than $500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Acting Maine State Executive Higgins said, This USDA Rural Development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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Brian Lowe appointed Executive Director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) Board of Directors has announced that Brian Lowe has been appointed CEO, a role he will assume on September 21, 2021. Since 2013, Brian has held various positions within the City of Burlington. Most recently, he served as the city’s …

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USDA Rural Development will support 7 projects in Maine

BANGOR – USDA Rural Development invests over $ 500,000 in seven organizations through the Rural Business Development Grant. These funds will support economic development activities in rural Maine communities. Higgins, Acting State of Maine Director, said, “This USDA rural development investment helps fund a wide variety of economic development projects …

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Axne and House Agriculture Committee approve investments in biofuels, rural development and Axne’s rural equality law

Today, Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to endorse the House Agriculture Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act, which includes provisions she fought for to support biofuel infrastructure and rural business owners. Legislation approved today includes $ 18 billion in investment in promoting rural employment through rural development from …

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Collaboration with Vermont Council on Rural Development Aims to Get Milton Residents Thinking About the Future | News

This fall, community members will have the opportunity to brainstorm and brainstorm ideas for Milton’s future. The Vermont Council on Rural Development will travel to Milton from October to facilitate a series of gatherings that will invite residents to define common goals and visions. VCRD provides these sessions and resources …

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Residents graduated from youth programs of the Center for Rural Development | News

Seven local students graduated from the Center for Rural Development youth programs this summer. Leah Mays, representing West Carter High School, graduated from the Rogers Scholars program at Morehead State University in July. She is the daughter of Judy and Michael Mabry, of Olive Hill. Sara Bays and Sydney Kinner, …

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KBJ Group launched KBJ Farming to meet the needs of the rural economy

NNA | Update: 08 September 2021 13:29 STI New Delhi [India]September 8 (ANI/SRV Media): KBJ Group, a conglomerate led by serial entrepreneur Mohit Bharatiya alias Mohit Kamboj, is now expanding a business division into agriculture. This decision is driven by the passion that Mohit Bharatiya has for his nation and …

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Rural economy remained stable during Covid | Latest India News

The rural economy, driven by the agricultural sector, has consistently weathered both waves of the pandemic, as details of India’s first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimates released by the government on Tuesday show. Experts attributed the 20.1% recovery in overall growth in the first quarter of 2021-2022 to a …

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€ 72,000 CLAR boost for rural community projects in South West Wicklow

Several rural community projects in southwest Wicklow will share a financial boost of over € 72,000. Funding was confirmed on Monday August 30 by the Ministry of Rural and Community Development under the CLÁR program, which provides grants for small infrastructure projects in rural areas that have experienced significant depopulation …

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Community members hold meeting with Horry County leaders to discuss rural development

HORRY COUNTY (WBTW) – Residents of rural Horry County fear growth could spread west. To address this concern, some members of the community held a public meeting with members of the county leadership on Tuesday evening at the Cane Branch Baptist Church. One of the organizers was farmer Matthew Brown. …

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MNREGS can be a stimulus for the rural economy in the event of a pandemic

The disruption of demand induced by the pandemic and the resulting loss of jobs in manufacturing and services has resulted in a migration of workers from cities to villages. State governments are only now beginning to realize this pressure on rural households. Farm households have so far survived because one …

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This self-help group of women in Rajasthan stimulates the rural economy with small-scale agriculture and textile units

With the aim of helping nation-building and empowering the rural economy, Hindustan Zinc, claimed to be the only integrated producer of zinc-lead and silver as part of its micro-initiative. business – Sakhi Utpadan Samiti, provided sustainable livelihoods to women belonging to rural and tribal communities in five districts of Rajasthan. …

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How can the rural economy contribute to the socio-economic growth of India

For a long time, the majority of Indian rural society has not been able to participate in the development history of the country, which has led to a feeling of deprivation and dissatisfaction among the rural masses, and is seen in their migration to cities over several decades. The overall …

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Rural Development Council of Iowa Honors Bilyeu as ‘Rural Hero’ at Top | Community

Rob Hillesland Summit-Tribune Beth Bilyeu credits partnerships and a shared love for the quality of life of rural communities as the key to two decades of successful development as Executive Director of Economic Development for Forest City. On August 19, Bilyeu was first recognized as a “rural hero” at the …

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KP government plans “Stay Home” project to strengthen tourism and rural economy

Peshawar – The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has planned a unique ‘stay at home’ project to boost tourism and the rural economy in scenic destinations far and away, in addition to promoting adventure and mountain sports in the region. province. Under the project, loans on easy terms from the Khyber …

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USDA Rural Development Invests $ 1.07 Million in Community Sanitation Solution for Lindale Mobile Home Park

MONTPELIER, VT, August 23, 2021 – Today the United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development (RD) announced funding of $ 1,079,000 for the Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) for the installation of a septic tank in the Lindale Mobile Home Park in Middlebury, Vermont. The investment is in the …

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Rural Development Minister urges everyone to get vaccinated

News Paula Lindo Thursday, August 19, 2021 Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein observes the vaccination campaign at L’Anse Noire community center in Sangre Grande – Photo courtesy of the Rural Development and Local Government Ministry Rural Development and Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein called on all citizens …

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USDA Rural Development awards $ 500 million in grants to applicants

BOZEMAN – The USDA has issued an emergency rural health care grant of $ 500 million, to help with Covid-19 testing, vaccinations and other health-related organizations, including food banks. “The recovery of Covid and the economic recovery are both top priorities. Over the past semester, the administration has spent a …

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Our efforts to bring governance back to the grassroots, says Oyetola

Governor of Osun State, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola described the series of his engagements with rural communities in the state as a strategic means of integrating rural dwellers into his overall administration. Oyetola said this effort is part of his determination to bring governance back to the grassroots, which is in …

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Rural Community College Alliance, Greater Texas Foundation and Economic Mobility Systems Pioneer College Rural Promise Program to Advance Education and Workforce Opportunities for Texas Students

DALLAS, August 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA), Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) and Economic Mobility Systems (EMS) of the Commit Partnership today announced the launch of a pioneering collaborative program to deliver stronger results and more equitable for colleges and the workforce for rural Texas …

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Council to Receive Update on USDA Rural Development Grant – KIWARadio.com

Sheldon, Iowa — A fairly routine agenda awaits the Sheldon City Council for its regular meeting this Wednesday afternoon. They will accept a notice of resignation from Connor Klatt, who served as a street service operator. They will approve a road use tax report, certain transfers and the list of …

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Enugu community applauds progress in Ugwuanyi rural development – The Sun Nigeria

Through Sunday Ani Residents Ugbene-Ajima, an agrarian community in the Uzo-Uwani local government area in Enugu State, applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s progress in rural development. They described the governor as a listening and compassionate governor who always remembered the long abandoned, neglected and suffering communities in the state’s road infrastructure. …

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Covid Drops Enrollment For Rural Community College Students

This story was originally published by Carolina Public Press. For more than three decades, thousands of students in Alleghany County have attended college with funding from the Alleghany Education Foundation. Established in 1985 by former Alleghany Schools Superintendent John Woodruff, the foundation has awarded students in sparsely populated North Carolina …

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Digital banking is impacting India’s rural economy; here’s how

Sixty percent of Indians remain in rural India, which has a significant impact on the country’s economic progress. What has changed especially in rural India is the Jan Dhan (JAM) account: Jhan Dhan Account: 90% of eligible Indians now have a bank account Aadhar number: Over a billion Indians have …

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Rural Community Foundations Support the ACE Act — You Should Too

Rural America suffered from high rates of unemployment and poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic – and now the situation is even more dire. In Appalachian Kentucky, for example, all 47 counties rank in the bottom 10% of U.S. counties on quantitative measures that include income, poverty rate, and unemployment. Dramatic …

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Rural community foundations support ACE Act – you should too

Rural America suffered from high unemployment and poverty rates before the COVID-19 pandemic – and now the situation is even more dire. In Appalachian Kentucky, for example, the 47 counties are in the poorest 10 percent of the United States in terms of quantitative measures that include income, poverty rate, …

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Last Chance: Registration opens for rural Halifax

Calling all Yorkshire rural businesses – your chance to shine at the YP Rural Awards Rural life is the beating heart of Yorkshire, with generations of families and emerging talents all helping to make this region a great place to live and work. We want to hear from the people …

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Letter: The dedicated work of game wardens contributes to the environment, rural economy and local communities

I WRITE in response to “Moorland twice as big as Greater London devoted to grouse farming, study finds”, UK News, Craven Herald online, August 5. The unique landscapes and biodiversity of each of our national parks are the result of generations of farmers, game wardens and other upland interests. This …

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Going green: How U’khand-based start-ups are strengthening the rural economy | Dehradun News

Dehradun: In recent years, Uttarakhand has seen the launch of several start-ups aimed at strengthening the state’s rural economy while balancing profitability and ecological conservation. The growth of one of these start-ups, Madogiri, has been quite impressive. Launched in August 2020 by a group of local young people, Madogiri is …

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New residents wanted to join a thriving rural community in a beautiful location in the west of Ireland

A RURAL community in the west of Ireland bills itself as one of the best places in the world to live and work. The people of Conamara Láir, which consists of a number of small villages nestled along Galway’s majestic Conamara coastline, shared the beauty of their way of life …

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Poll highlights rural community actors and grassroots efforts | Agriculture News

Trisha Purdon, director of the Kansas Department of Commerce’s office of rural prosperity, and Marci Penner, executive director of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, reported the results of the foundation’s investigation into the Kansas Power Up and Go project in a Facebook Live video on August 2. Read the Kansas Power …

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Residents encouraged to adopt rural development program | News

Minister of State at the Department of Local Government and Rural Development Homer Davis encourages residents of communities to be upgraded under the government’s rural development program valued at $ 650 million , to adopt the initiative. Davis said for the work to be successful, people need to “monitor projects …

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Markets help sustain rural community, new report says

A new report from the Prince’s Countryside Fund has recognized the important social and community links that livestock markets provide to rural communities. The report of the charity “More Than A Mart” also highlights their role as dynamic centers of knowledge exchange, business and physical and mental health checks of …

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IFAD and China Launch Rural Economy Revitalization Project in Hunan | Press releases | Asia

The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the People’s Republic of China launch the Hunan Rural Revitalization Demonstration Project (H2RDP) today to increase the profitability of specialized agricultural production and increase economic vitality in targeted rural areas of Hunan province – and to help vulnerable rural households …

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Residents of Ralls face uncertainty as the rural community’s EMS is in jeopardy

On a Tuesday night earlier this month, outside Ralls City Hall, nearly two dozen residents waited in the 90-degree Texas heat. For two hours, they waited impatiently for their city leaders to tell them whether they would keep their emergency medical service (EMS) – the city’s latest lifeline after a …

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State of the rural economy

In 2020-2021, when the Indian economy suffered its largest ever contraction of 7.3%, agriculture was the silver lining. The sector grew by 3.63%, which, although lower than the growth of 4.31% in 2019-2020, was still an important cushion for the overall economy. What are the prospects for the rural, agricultural …

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Residents of Ralls face uncertainty as rural community’s EMS is at risk | FIRST LINE | PBS

In partnership with: On a Tuesday night earlier this month, outside Ralls City Hall, nearly two dozen residents waited in the 90-degree heat of Texas. For two hours, they eagerly awaited a word from their city leaders on whether they would keep their emergency medical service (EMS) – the city’s …

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CBs play a key role in Telangana’s rural economy: KCR

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao said on Tuesday that Telangana’s rural economy depended on caste-based professions exercised by the backward classes involved in manufacturing and service sectors in rural areas, which in turn are linked to the progress of agriculture. The Chief Minister observed that unlike North India, the …

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Abiodun promises rural development — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun assured people residing in the rural areas of the state that his administration will extend the implementation of the project to their localities and ensure that they enjoy real dividends from the democracy. Abiodun, who gave the assurance yesterday shortly after inspecting Orile Oko …

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Uttar Pradesh gears up for 2022 Assembly polls with surge in rural economy

NEW DELHI: The country’s second-largest economy state and home to the largest number of small businesses, Uttar Pradesh is in full swing in giving a head start to its micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with an eye on assembly polls next year. Sidharth Nath Singh, Minister of State for …

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Victoire Dogbe and Ibrahim Thiaw encourage the transformation of Togo’s rural economy

OVERVIEW OF THE REFORMS START A BUSINESS (More information) At the fifteenth position in the world, and first in Africa, under the Start a business index of the Doing Business 2020 ranking, Togo maintains its reform dynamic with more reforms …. EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS (More information) Compared to a few …

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Tractor sales soar in June thanks to pent-up demand and a robust rural economy

Domestic tractor sales hit a record high in June, helped by pent-up demand after the lockdown eased and a robust rural economy. Last month, total domestic tractor sales amounted to 1,10,399 units compared to 92,888 units in June 2020 and 63,313 units in May 2021. Strong recovery “Sales of 1 …

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India’s rural economy in 2021 – Signs of recovery

In a country like India, with millions of inhabitants, the unemployment problem even becomes difficult to manage. People find it very difficult to find work and most of the time they have to settle for less than what they are qualified for. Therefore, a rural economy in any country is …

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Here’s why MGNREGA could potentially save the rural economy

The pandemic has not only resulted in the loss of human life, but has also had an impact on the source of livelihood for many people. It has triggered a gradual but persistent erosion of employment opportunities, especially in the unorganized sector of our economy. And with the shutdown of …

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‘Rural community 30 minutes’ – The next steps to level rural mobility

© Tim Lamper Giles Perkins, Head of Future Mobility at WSP, Presents and Presents New Report Highlighting Opportunities to Make Rural Communities More Connected Conversations about connectivity and mobility have until now generally been reserved for people living and working in densely populated cities and urban areas. From these discussions …

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State awards $ 3.9 million for Carson City and rural community projects

The state announced Thursday $ 3.9 million in block grants for community development.Of the 14 projects, six involve organizations based in Carson City.The largest is $ 254,544 for the FISH revitalization project which will benefit 75 residents. This is followed by $ 131,637 for the Colorado Street ADA project benefiting …

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Odisha will set up DIPA to stimulate the rural economy

Bhubaneswar: The government of Odisha decided to establish industry and investment promotion agencies (DIPA) at the district level to create new employment opportunities and stimulate economic activities in rural areas. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting here on Monday held digitally under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh …

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Women entrepreneurs transform the rural economy despite the multitasking whirlwind

Women entrepreneurs are transforming and challenging traditional conceptions of professional success today, despite the multitasking vortex, officials say. “UMEED – a program sponsored by the center, breathes new life into rural women amid the pandemic,” said Dr Sehrish Asgar, general manager of the Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission …

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