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Project ‘Hriday’ is about alliance of Plan, People and Policymakers for sustainable development

Project ‘Hriday’ is about alliance of Plan, People and Policymakers for sustainable development

AROH Foundation, a national-level NGO, and LIC Housing and Finance Ltd collaborated...

Foundation for $5trn economy is possible through local govts: Dr WR Reddy, NIRDPR former DG

Foundation for $5trn economy is possible through local govts: Dr WR Reddy, NIRDPR former DG

Dr W. R. Reddy former DG of NIRDPR, Hyderabad, inaugurated the ICSSR-sponsored two-day...

HCL Foundation, Flipkart to empower rural women artisans

HCL Foundation, Flipkart to empower rural women artisans

HCL Foundation has partnered with Flipkart to provide livelihood opportunities to...

Create an All India Panchayati Raj Services (IPRS) on the model of IAS, IPS, IFS, recommends a symposium on PRIs in Andhra

Create an All India Panchayati Raj Services (IPRS) on the model of IAS, IPS, IFS, recommends a symposium on PRIs in Andhra

AGRASRI, an ICSSR grant-in-aid research institute for maintenance and development,...

Are Indian villages salt mines?

Are Indian villages salt mines?

Thakur Phool Singh, an MLA, said, “Indian villages are salt mines and whosoever...

Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

According to the economic report released by the Department of Economic Affairs...

There needs to be an agricultural policy with periodic reviews: Badri Narayan Choudhary

There needs to be an agricultural policy with periodic reviews: Badri Narayan Choudhary

Badri Narayan Choudhary, National General Secretary, Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, an affiliate...

Sugar industry can be a catalyst in transforming the rural sector: Roshan Lal Tamak

Sugar industry can be a catalyst in transforming the rural sector: Roshan Lal Tamak

Roshan Lal Tamak from DCM Shriram Ltd was one of the participants at the concluding...

“It is the farmers who need to be brought to the table before making any policy for them”: Ajay Vir Jakhar

“It is the farmers who need to be brought to the table before making any policy for them”: Ajay Vir Jakhar

The concluding session of the Rural Voice Agriculture Conclave and NEDAC Awards...

Royal Finserv launches digital payments app for ‘Cashless India’

Royal Finserv launches digital payments app for ‘Cashless India’

Driven by the ‘Cashless India’ theme, Royal Finserv has announced the launch of...

Asha Kiran to rebuild rural livelihoods for five lakh households impacted by Covid-19

Asha Kiran to rebuild rural livelihoods for five lakh households impacted by Covid-19

A tie-up has been announced between the Government of Uttar Pradesh and The/Nudge...

jüSTa Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of Birding Resort at Dharamshala

jüSTa Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of Birding Resort at Dharamshala

Guests seeking tranquility, soft adventure and nature's bounty in plenty have a...

Svamitva Scheme: Benefits and challenges

Svamitva Scheme: Benefits and challenges

The real empowerment would be for landless persons, whose properties are their buildings/houses...

Budget 2021-22 and Rural Development: Implementation is the Key

Budget 2021-22 and Rural Development: Implementation is the Key

Most of the programmes/schemes are being implemented by the Panchayats at grassroots...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

National

Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

ELECTIONS 2022

Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

Technology