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Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Jul 24, 2014

Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages. #India #rural india #Finance minister #Development #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Nabard #Villages
Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

But the benefits may be fleeting because rural growth alone will not be enough to pull India's economy out of the doldrums longer term #Economy #rural india #GDP #ConnectTheDots #Agriculture #Monsoon
Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

The economy is battling to recover from a significant slump. Growth slid in the fiscal year to March 2013 to just 5 percent, the lowest pace since 2002/03, as a stalled reform agenda prompted investors to flee. A vulnerable current account swelled to a record deficit, knocking the rupee to a record low. #Economy #India #rural india #GDP #Agriculture #Crops
Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

Nov 19, 2013

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said. #India #rural india #Internet #Wi-Fi #Internet penetration #internet connectivity
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 03, 2013

Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Rahul Gandhi has been leading the Congress away from urban voters, it seems to want no truck with the youth, it has been remarkably nonchalant about the sagging economy, and has been winning no fans among the intelligentsia either. #Politics #rural india #UPA #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Urban India #Young India #Business class #INtellectual class
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Oct 01, 2014

When Bad News Gets Really Really.......Good

It is interesting to know that when farmers want to get the very best of their crops, they add fertilizers to the soil to create the right environment that accommodates decent and healthy growth and increased productivity. Fertilizers acts as agents ... #India #Pakistan
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 23, 2014

Why Militant Maoists Are Attacking Mobile Phone Towers in India

Authorities say Maoists set fire to a trio of telephone towers in rural India. These are the latest of more than 200 towers that Maoists have targeted in recent years... #India #South Asia
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 18, 2014

India Wants To Build Massive Digital Infrastructure To Cover 800 Million Rural Citizens by 2019

A $17-billion government program to build a national optical fiber network that will connect India’s gram panchayats, or village-level governments, aims to cover the entire country in three years and could be a game changer, an Indian minister told F... #India #Ravi Shankar