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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The rural economy can start a revival

Government must reverse its negligence and political missteps as key indicators show the sector is resilient The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic could slowly recede with a drop in official estimates of daily infections and deaths. The economy is also very gradually returning to normal, with many states starting …

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As COVID-19 funeral pyres burn, India’s rural economy goes up in smoke

Satara, INDIA: After seeing his father’s funeral pyre burn by a river near their farm last month, Indian sugarcane producer Dattatray Bagal and his brothers had to put their grief aside to count the financial cost of the impact of the coronavirus on their families. They had hoped to buy …

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The Svamiva program can revitalize our rural economy

Living in a village in Eastern Uttar Pradesh (UP), Durgavati lost her husband at a young age. She raised her son on the meager earnings of a samosa and tea stand. All these years, she lived in constant fear of losing possession of her semi-pucca house, for lack of ownership …

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Soaring input costs, rural economy woes to trigger inflation growth: CRISIL

Rising input costs and supply disruptions in the rural economy due to the second wave of COVID-19 are setting the stage for a surge in inflation this fiscal year, the agency noted. CRISIL rating in a recent report. In its baseline scenario, CRISIL projected CPI inflation to moderate to 5% …

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Food Technology Center and Rural Economics Center Sponsor Startup Awards

This year, the prestigious food and drink category of the Wales Startup Awards is sponsored by the Food Technology Center and the Glynllifon Rural economy hub, both part of the Grŵp Llandrillo Menai Further Education college portfolio in North Wales. With previous years having seen some incredible new companies win …

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MPs launch survey to find ways to boost rural economy

A multi-stakeholder group of MPs and peers have launched a new survey that wants to explore ways to boost the UK’s rural economy after the pandemic. The survey will explore why rural productivity is 18% lower than the national average and identify solutions to help bridge the gap. The all-party …

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McAuliffe releases ‘Building a thriving rural economy’ plan

Published on Tuesday May. 4, 2021, 21:02 Join AFP’s more than 100,000 followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple podcast, Spotify and pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] Terry McAuliffe Terry McAuliffe today unveiled his new “Building a …

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The power of the rural economy long underestimated

Fijian Minister of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu met with District Advisory Councilors (DACs) stationed in communities in Serua and Namosi provinces to discuss government development programs and development plans. ‘other development needs identified in the field. Addressing the meeting today, Minister Seruiratu stressed the need …

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How updated land records can help revive the rural economy

For a significant portion of the rural poor, land is both an asset and a source of income. Many informal jobs in urban centers were lost when the economy was hit by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The resulting reverse migration placed greater pressure on household resources in rural areas. …

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Many programs implemented to boost the rural economy

* Many programs implemented to boost the rural economy Sunday, March 28, 2021, 10:25 a.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. March 28, Colombo: Nimal Lanza, Minister of State for Rural Roads and Other Infrastructure, says the government has given priority this year to developing rural infrastructure as well …

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TECHNOLOGY AND RURAL ECONOMY: Making life easier for rural consumers

Whether it’s better home appliances, smartphones, affordable finance, or farming tools, they want access to quality solutions to meet their needs. Radha and Gauri, from Alwar, Rajasthan, have been participating in government programs for 10 years to learn digital skills and save money, driven by concerns about their children’s future …

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Social trade tackles employment challenges in the rural economy

The traditional perspective on rural markets has been linked to notions of extreme poverty, lack of education, lack of funding, poor infrastructure, high costs to reach rural customers, and gender bias. Rural India has modernized massively, are market leaders missing the opportunity to respond? With the dawn of social commerce …

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2021-22 budget expected to boost rural economy

2021-22 budget expected to boost rural economy By Bhawana Anand – 03 February 2021 The strong push in the development of highways, railways and airports can accelerate the opening of the rural economy RUral India was relatively less affected by the pandemic, with TTier II and III markets offering the …

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Survey of bankers shows gains in rural economy of 10 states | Nebraska News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The rural economy in parts of 10 plains and western states continues to grow, but rural bank CEOs say their biggest fears for the 2021 economy are excessive inflation and rates higher long-term interest rates, according to a new monthly banker survey. The overall Rural Mainstreet …

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10 forces that will shape the U.S. rural economy in 2021

The speed of the economic recovery will largely depend on the availability, diffusion and reach of COVID-19 vaccines, pushing the expected explosion in pent-up consumer demand in the second half of 2021, according to a full report CoBank Knowledge Exchange Division Outlook for the Year Report. “The coming year will …

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Lesotho and IFAD tackle rural economy and sustainable agriculture – Food Tank

The Kingdom of Lesotho recently joined the extension of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SADP) to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable smallholder farmers. SADP II, the second phase of the project, targets young people and women to build the rural economy and sustainable agriculture. …

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The clumsy myth of a revival of the country’s rural economy

National accounts data released last month estimates the economy contracted 7.5% in the second quarter of 2020-21 from a year ago. For many, this was a sign of recovery, given that India’s gross domestic product (GDP) was expected to contract by around 10%. This is undoubtedly an improvement from the …

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Zimbabwe: reviving the rural economy in Zim

ZIMBABWE’s rural economy plays an important role in national food production, the reduction of extreme poverty and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) Population Survey 2017 estimates that over 68% of the Zimbabwean population lives in rural areas, which are categorized into …

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Making the most of a changing rural economy

Rural Bangladesh is changing. This change has happened quite rapidly over the past two decades. Rural activities change and the types of occupations change. The same goes for the way of life of the rural population. This was motivated by the income opportunities of a large number of the rural …

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An agricultural infrastructure fund to create jobs and develop the rural economy: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching a Rs 1 trillion agricultural infrastructure fund and said it will generate new opportunities jobs and strengthen the rural economy. In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah said agriculture is the foundation …

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India’s rural economy poised to perform well, but concern persists

India’s rural economy, which has weathered a difficult few years due to low food prices and anemic wage growth, is expected to be the beacon of hope in an otherwise recessionary environment in 2020-21. . While higher production and improved food prices will help, the outlook for rural wages remains …

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Why India’s rural economy should win after the lockdown is lifted

AAs India eases the lockdown this week, there are fears that nothing has been gained in the past painful weeks and the novel coronavirus may start to spread again. Looking at the booze queues in urban India it may be tempting to think so, but the fears may be exaggerated …

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Revitalizing the rural economy – Policy Forum

Rural areas are home to many people who live in poverty. The problem is compounded by power – access to energy can unlock a brighter future for rural residents, write Shenggen Fan and Channing Arndt. In the effort to eradicate global poverty, policies that address rural poverty must play a …

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Pete Buttigieg posts rural economy plan ahead of Iowa trip

Correction: This featured story has been updated to accurately reflect the number of trips Buttigieg has taken in Iowa. CNN – In an effort to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a sweeping plan to reinvigorate rural America, promising investments in rural entrepreneurship …

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NYTimes, College Towns, and Our Rural Economy

Can Rural University Towns Save Our Rural Economy? Probably not. Colleges and universities have enough problems these days. Still, we should talk about the role higher education plays in our national conversation about the growing divide between rural and urban areas. That’s what I thought as I read Eduardo Porter’s …

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Rebuilding the rural economy

Does agriculture remain the heart of the economy in rural areas? (Credit: Shutterstock) The recent wave of elections in the United States and Europe exposed the flaws in our advanced economies: cities thrive while the rural economy falters. In 2014, for the first time in human history, a majority (54%) …

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