Rural Connect

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...

Duty on petrol and diesel to shore up domestic supplies; customs duty on gold raised

According to the Ministry of Finance, a cess of Rs 6 per litre has been imposed on exports of petrol and ATF each while one of Rs...

National

IFFCO bags patents for Nano Urea and Nano DAP

The Patent Office of the Government of India has awarded the patents for 20 years. A true novel example of Atmanirbhar Bharat and...

Cooperatives

Wheat prices in the global market fall by 27 per cent from record high despite Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday June 28, the wheat price was only $9.39 per bushel (approx. $313 per tonne) while on March 7, it had gone up to $12.94...

International

IFFCO welcomes Ministry of Cooperation’s historic step towards digitalization of PACS

The computerization of PACS will connect the last-mile farmer to the economy of the country. It would create transparency and accountability...

Cooperatives

Cabinet approves computerization of PACS

This project proposes the computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years with a total budget outlay of...

Cooperatives

We have to depend on cooperatives for food security in future: Konda Reddy Chavva

Konda Reddy Chavva, Assistant FAOR, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), spoke about the case studies of agricultural cooperatives...

Cooperatives