Aug 05, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Contrary to fears, rural demand has recovered well after the second wave. Housing and infrastructure projects are expected to drive demand too. However, a severe third wave can pose a risk.
- Jul 06, 2021 11:26 AM IST
Asha Devi, 35, had to mortgage her land for a 20,000 rupee ($270) loan and six month on, as the money runs out, she has stopped buying milk, halved her use of cooking oil and can afford lentils only about once every 10 days.
- May 25, 2021 05:06 PM IST
Unemployment rate is rising towards the record levels seen after countrywide lockdowns last year, and experts say hospitality, real estate, construction, retail, SMEs and ancillary units are the worst hit
- Sep 26, 2020 03:30 PM IST
FMCG consumption was the hardest hit in bigger cities in India during the lockdown period, it said adding that the sector is seeing a cautious recovery in the country
- Jun 15, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Rainfall and crop area under cultivation show positive early trends
- Apr 05, 2020 05:50 PM IST
CSC e-Governance Services India, which holds the licence for providing internet services, recorded an increase in data consumption to 4.7 terabytes (TB) as on March 30 from 2.7 TB on March 10.
- Feb 01, 2020 07:04 PM IST
- Jan 09, 2020 07:50 PM IST
Rural India, which usually projects about 30 percent higher growth rates than that of urban, is currently displaying similar growth rates.
- Dec 30, 2019 10:50 AM IST
The growth in smartphone adoption was further fuelled by the government's push to position the country as a global hub for manufacturing and coax Apple and other leading brands to produce and export more phones from India.
- Dec 18, 2019 10:31 PM IST
Only 20 percent to 25 percent of Nestle's sales come from rural and the rest comes from urban markets.
- Oct 17, 2019 05:17 PM IST
The rural market grew at 5 percent in July-September (Q3) of 2019, which is one-fourth as compared to 20 percent growth in Q3 of 2018.
- Jul 29, 2019 11:51 AM IST
Erratic monsoon rains and skewed farm incentives have led to the growing groundwater crisis, impacting farm incomes and availability of drinking water
- Jun 14, 2019 01:36 PM IST
The government will auction around 8600 MHz of mobile airwaves which would include the spectrum for current telecom services and the upcoming 5G services. This plan was passed by the Digital Communication Commission(DCC) the highest decision-making body in telecom .
- Feb 01, 2019 11:24 AM IST
In last year's Budget, the Finance Ministry had allocated Rs 55,000 crore for employment guarantee scheme.
- Dec 28, 2018 05:10 PM IST
Uttaresh Venkateshwaran is in conversation with Ravi Krishnan, Deputy Executive Editor, Moneycontrol, to discuss the feasibility of income support schemes as an alternative to loan waivers.
- Apr 12, 2018 09:41 PM IST
"Approximately 1.5 million rural residents in Madhya Pradesh stand to directly benefit from improved livelihoods, education and mobility with the USD 140-million loan approved by the Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank," said a statement issued by the AIIB.
- Jan 31, 2018 10:12 AM IST
The scheme also has the provision to deploy up to 20% in debt and money market instruments collaterised borrowing and lending obligation, reverse repo.
- Jan 15, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Coverage of PMAY enhanced to include properties in rural areas, industrial belts and rural pockets within SEZs
- Jan 13, 2018 04:56 PM IST
So far, the state has constructed 43,222 km road at an investment of Rs 18,624 crore under the central programme, connecting 19,682 villages, official sources said.
- Nov 21, 2017 03:05 PM IST
Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) a target of to construct one crore new houses by March 31, 2019 was set. Of these, 51 lakh houses had to be completed by 31st March, 2018, the Rural Development Ministry said in an official statement.
- Oct 11, 2017 02:15 PM IST
At a gathering here to mark the birth centenary of reformist Nanaji Deshmukh and 115th birth anniversary of socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan, he said any scheme would be successful if it was implemented without diluting the spirit or diverting from the idea.
- Aug 14, 2017 08:00 AM IST
Addressing a rally at Bawana in north Delhi, he also listed out the measures initiated by his government in the last two-and-a-half years for the rural areas.
- Aug 03, 2017 03:23 PM IST
According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), kharif farm income is expected to jump by 5.3 per cent atop the 2016 spike, on the back of good monsoon.
- Mar 09, 2017 01:47 PM IST
The minimum balance limit news clashed with that of private sector banks charging for withdrawals above four free transactions, thus triggering a debate in social media. ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank are charging a minimum of Rs 150 per transaction on deposits or withdrawal beyond the first four transactions.
- Mar 09, 2017 12:50 PM IST
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