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Govt targets to raise average farm household income by FY23

New Delhi: The government of India targets to increase the average income of a farmer household at current prices to Rs 219,724 (US$ 3,420.21) by 2022-23 from Rs 96,703 (US$ 1,505....

August 16, 2017

HUL sees rural demand picking up on good monsoon

New Delhi: Rural demand in India is expected to revive backed by a favourable monsoon and loan waiver to farmers in some states, according to Indian fast-moving consumer goods (FMC...

July 19, 2017

86% timely wage payment under MGNREGS in 2017-18

New Delhi: Over 86 per cent of the 8-10 million workers who came to work every day between April and June 2017, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ...

June 30, 2017

Government to implement India's first rural LED street lighting project in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi: The Government of India plans to replace one million conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of seven districts in Andhra Pradesh, thereby initiati...

June 06, 2017

Apple in talks to expand India production capacity, Prasad says

New Delhi: Apple Inc is looking to expand its contract manufacturer's production facility in Bengaluru, India, aimed at increasing the market share of iPhone in India, one of t...

May 23, 2017

Centre to build 1 crore houses under PMAY-G by 2019

New Delhi: The Government of India has approved the proposal to construct 10 million houses for the rural population, which will require an investment outlay of Rs 81,975 crore (US...

March 31, 2017

Dream of 'Har Ghar Jal' will be realized by 2030: Tomar

New Delhi: The Government of India aims to provide tap water regularly to every household by 2030 in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, requiring a funding of ...

March 23, 2017

India's unemployment rate drops 50% in 7 months on Modi govt's rural push

New Delhi: India's unemployment rate has declined to 4.8 per cent in February 2017 compared to 9.5 per cent in August 2016, as a result of the Government's increased focus ...

March 06, 2017
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