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Mar 25, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: For farm workers in Bihar's Darbhanga, seasonal migration to Punjab only hope of livelihoodThousands of villagers from Bihar’s Darbhanga district migrate around March-end to work as labourers in Punjab’s wheat fields, where they toil away for over a month.
Mar 22, 2019
The walk for waterThe household consumer brand Nilkamal has launched the innovative “Water Wheel” in partnership with an American firm, Wello.
Mar 20, 2019
Invisible Women, Visible Work: P Sainath's photos document the labour and lives of Indian rural womenThe exhibition, documenting the ‘astonishing labour that poor women put in every day of their lives and the gigantic – yet unacknowledged – contribution they make to national economy’ was first inaugurated in the winter of 2002 at a conference of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) in Visakhapatnam.
Jan 04, 2019
Unemployment biggest problem facing India, claims Nitin Gadkari; says government needs to create more opportunitiesUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed on the need to think about how to create employment opportunities in rural and urban areas of India, saying unemployment is the biggest of the major problems facing the country
Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Aug 21, 2018
Primary health centres across India fall short by 24-38% of medical personnel, reveals CAG reportThere is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to the latest audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Aug 02, 2018
Over 43,000 villages lack mobile services: Taking stock of wireless connectivity across India in six chartsTelecom minister Manoj Sinha says that the top Indian states that lack mobile connectivity include those affected by left wing extremism (LWE).
Jul 07, 2018
Rural finance: Network failure a recurring phenomenon at some bank branches in BundelkhandFollowing network failure, access to wages, pensions, subsidies, and all other bank transactions are hampered, leaving in its wake a disgruntled population.
Jul 03, 2018
iVVO unveils its ‘Eco series’ handsets for rural India priced from Rs 569-Rs 669The product lineup of the "Eco Series" include models like iVVO IV1801, iVVO IV1805s and iVVO Eco Beatz.
Apr 14, 2018
Gap between skilled and unskilled, rural and urban, online and offline is reducing; Bharat no longer backbencher of growth storyProactive and agile policy frameworks have already played a key role in India’s growth based on utilising its technological framework and are now leading to an empowered Bharat.