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  • Smartphone sales buck slowdown on strong urban, rural demand Dec 30, 2019 10:50 AM IST

    Smartphone sales buck slowdown on strong urban, rural demand

    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.

  • FMCG hit: For the first time in 7 yrs, rural market grows slower than urban, says Nielsen report Oct 17, 2019 05:17 PM IST

    FMCG hit: For the first time in 7 yrs, rural market grows slower than urban, says Nielsen report

    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.

  • Over 30% Indians will be living in urban areas by 2030: Hardeep Singh Puri Jan 18, 2018 08:01 AM IST

    Over 30% Indians will be living in urban areas by 2030: Hardeep Singh Puri

    Speaking at the 'Raisina Dialogue' here, the housing and urban affairs minister said only 17 per cent of the Indians on the population base of 300 million lived in urban spaces in 1947.

  • All urban development projects in Uttarakhand under AMRUT cleared: Venkaiah Naidu Jun 30, 2017 08:20 AM IST

    All urban development projects in Uttarakhand under AMRUT cleared: Venkaiah Naidu

    The urban development minister today reviewed various ongoing projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) here.

  • COMMENT: Here's why we should happily pay our ATM fees Mar 09, 2017 01:47 PM IST

    COMMENT: Here's why we should happily pay our ATM fees

    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.

  • Centre okays building of over 90,000 houses under PMAY (Urban) Feb 21, 2017 07:40 AM IST

    Centre okays building of over 90,000 houses under PMAY (Urban)

    "The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs 5,590 crore and central assistance of Rs 1,188 crore," an official release said.

  • India has most urban-dwellers without sanitation: Report Nov 18, 2016 08:28 AM IST

    India has most urban-dwellers without sanitation: Report

    "India ranks top for having the greatest number of urbanites living without a safe, private toilet 157 million as well as the most urban dwellers practising open defecation 41 million," the report by WaterAid, a UK-based charity working in the field of safe water and sanitation, says.

  • Rising urban-rural gap not good; need to promote agri sect:Naidu Nov 10, 2016 03:10 PM IST

    Rising urban-rural gap not good; need to promote agri sect:Naidu

    "Agriculture is the basic culture of the country. I come from a farmer's family and I know the pain of the sector. Priority was not given to this sector and now the government is making all efforts to promote agriculture and is taking positive decisions in the interest of the farmers," he said.

  • Infrastructure development proven to boost affordable housing Sep 19, 2016 06:39 PM IST

    Infrastructure development proven to boost affordable housing

    One of the major initiatives taken by the Modi government, is to promote the policy of ‘Housing for All by 2022‘. India has a shortage of 18.8 million urban homes for the 12th five-year &#82

  • CSCs to roll out 13 skill-based programmes in September Aug 29, 2016 09:24 AM IST

    CSCs to roll out 13 skill-based programmes in September

    The short duration programmes involve basic level, and, in some cases, advanced level courses in areas such as electrical repair, assistant motor mechanic for two-wheeler and four wheeler, welding, mobile repair and even cybersecurity, among others

  • Focus on biz dynamics in consumption over valuations: Emkay Aug 18, 2016 09:34 AM IST

    Focus on biz dynamics in consumption over valuations: Emkay

    The Emkay Confluence is aimed at assessing whether rural and urban discretionary spending has improved at the ground level and the likely future trajectory, says Dhananjay Sinha of Emkay Global Financial Services.

  • 60% Indians to live in cities by 2050: Government Jul 27, 2016 01:22 PM IST

    60% Indians to live in cities by 2050: Government

    The Minister said under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), government plans to strengthen big cities first and smaller cities would be strengthened in the second stage.

  • 860 projects approved involving construction of 7.28 lakh Jul 22, 2016 08:24 AM IST

    860 projects approved involving construction of 7.28 lakh

    According to the data provided by Minister of State for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Rao Inderjit Singh in Rajya Sabha, as many as 864 project were approved as on July 15 this year under the scheme, which was launched in June last year.

  • 'In past 2 years, both God and govt have failed rural India' Jul 21, 2016 02:42 PM IST

    'In past 2 years, both God and govt have failed rural India'

    The widely-propounded theory behind the rural slowdown is that it was caused by the back-to-back drought years in 2014 and 2015 but renowned consumer economy expert Rama Bijapurkar says there is a second culprit too.

  • Inflation hits rural India more than urban folks: Crisil Jul 18, 2016 04:46 PM IST

    Inflation hits rural India more than urban folks: Crisil

    The report states that in the last 24 months to June 2016, while urban inflation fell from 9 percent to 5.3 percent (compared with the two years prior), rural inflation declined from 10.1 percent to 6.2 percent.

  • HDFC Bank plans to open 500 branches this fiscal May 22, 2016 01:54 PM IST

    HDFC Bank plans to open 500 branches this fiscal

    About 60 percent of new branches would be coming up in semi-urban and rural areas and the remaining in urban areas, sources said.

  • India projected to add 300 mn urban residents by 2050: UN May 18, 2016 01:56 PM IST

    India projected to add 300 mn urban residents by 2050: UN

    The first 'World Cities Report 2016 - Urbanisation and Development: Emerging Futures' report by UN Habitat said in India, urban areas already contribute more than 60 percent of the GDP and an extra 300 million new urban residents are projected by 2050, leading to a call by the Indian government to build 100 new cities over the period.

  • OMCs claim Rs 1.1 lakh crore subsidy on domestic LPG Apr 25, 2016 02:30 PM IST

    OMCs claim Rs 1.1 lakh crore subsidy on domestic LPG

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told the Lok Sabha that LPG coverage has been going up in the last few years and the overall coverage stood at 61.9 percent.

  • See 20% earnings growth in FY17: IDFC Securities Mar 01, 2016 12:08 PM IST

    See 20% earnings growth in FY17: IDFC Securities

    Anish Damania, CEO & Head - Institutional Equities at IDFC Securities says boost to urban income via the 7th Pay Commission and OROP will be a positive for sales growth.

  • Union Budget 2016-17: FM allots Rs 87765cr for rural, ups MGNREGA fund to Rs 38500cr Feb 29, 2016 03:26 PM IST

    Union Budget 2016-17: FM allots Rs 87765cr for rural, ups MGNREGA fund to Rs 38500cr

    In a step towards development, government aims to develop 300 rurban clusters under the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission and announces 100 percent village electrification by 1st May, 2018.

  • Naidu reviews urban scheme implementation Jan 06, 2016 09:29 PM IST

    Naidu reviews urban scheme implementation

    Naidu reviewed implementation of Smart City Mission, AMRUT, Swachh Bharat Mission, Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), Prime Minister's Awas Yojana (Urban) and capacity building of urban local bodies, according to a release.

  • Hope to garner Rs 10K cr revenue by 2020: Marico Nov 25, 2015 01:07 PM IST

    Hope to garner Rs 10K cr revenue by 2020: Marico

    CNBC-TV18's Farah Bookwala caught up with Saugata Gupta, CEO & MD, Marico, here is a slice of that exclusive conversation.

  • Second half to be better; new launches to help: Godrej Cons Oct 26, 2015 09:53 AM IST

    Second half to be better; new launches to help: Godrej Cons

    Godrej Consumer's MD Vivek Gambhir says rural growth has been hit by high inflation and deficient rains. But the overall impact for Godrej Consumer could be cushioned because of its geographical mix as 70 percent of sales comes from urban markets and only 30 percenty from rural markets.

  • Hopeful urban demand will pick up soon: Marico Sep 29, 2015 01:48 PM IST

    Hopeful urban demand will pick up soon: Marico

    Chairman Harsh Mariwala says Marico sees 25 percent of its turnover coming from rural India, while the balance comes from urban areas. Going ahead, he is hopeful that urban demand will start picking up soon

  • Panasonic enters non-electric water purifier segment Sep 01, 2015 05:52 PM IST

    Panasonic enters non-electric water purifier segment

    The company has launched three models of gravity-fed water purifiers, priced between Rs 1,499 to Rs 2,199, Panasonic said in a statement on Tuesday. Panasonic has plans to export these affordable range of water purifiers to other developing economies.

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