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Dec 27, 2016
Approximately 98.8 percent school children in urban areas have access to the internetAs many as 98.8 percent school-going children access internet in urban areas and 49.5 percent of them do it from home, according to a survey released on Monday.
Feb 02, 2016
Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructureNREGA is evidently an excellent scheme which needs to be replicated in other areas too like urban locations where labour can be used for creating infrastructure and rewarded with a fair wage
Oct 29, 2015
To speed up urban construction projects, govt to come with notifications by November endCabinet Secretary said that streamlining of approvals needs to be taken seriously to end cost and time over runs and harassment of project developers
Jul 01, 2015
Literacy rate higher in urban areas, more boys educated than girls, finds NSSO surveyLiteracy rate in rural areas was pegged at 71 percent last year, compared to 86 percent in urban areas, while among the age group of seven years and above, male literacy rate was found higher than the female literacy rate, according to NSSO survey released on Tuesday.
Dec 22, 2014
Worrying: Household debt is up more than 10 times in cities in the last decadeIn 2012 22% of urban households were indebted and the average debt per family was Rs 84,625, up from Rs 11,771 in 2002, while in rural areas, 31% of households were indebted compared to 27% in 2002 with average debt rising to Rs 32,522 in 2012 from Rs 7,539 in 2002.
Dec 03, 2014
Non-payment of MGNREGA wages increased migration of rural poor to urban areas: CongA Congress member on Wednesday complained that non-payment of MGNREGA wages since May has acutely increased migration of rural poor to urban areas.
Aug 08, 2012
Har hath mein phone – but what about the network?We will soon see 6 million households, all proud owners of mobile phones that are useless, as they will receive no signals.