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Earn Rs 15,000 plus! You can generate a massive stream of income if you fit this bill
Fri, Aug 02, 2019
WinZO on August 1 announced that it has partnered with more than 600 housewives and school teachers in rural India to empower them by providing a parallel stream of income.
Rural demand to pick up on MSP hikes, farm loan waivers: Report
Sat, Sep 22, 2018
Rural demand is on an uptrend and investors should invest in consumption driven stocks while making their equity investments: Report
As cash piles up in rural India, this lender laughs all the way to the bank
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Government policy, including buying farm products at higher-than-market prices along with a bigger budget aimed at boosting the rural economy, is already benefiting Mahindra Financial. The lender, which has a presence in about 330,00 villages, forecasts bad loans will continue to shrink as clients’ financial health strengthens. Signaling an improvement, the firm’s net income doubled for the 12 months through March after falling for three straight years.
Jaitley: Govt to spend Rs 14.34 lakh crore for Rural India in FY19
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
"Our emphasis is on generating higher income for farmers, They are also focusing on generating productive employment on farms and non-farm workers," said Jaitley.
Sebi, stock exchanges beef up systems for Budget day trading
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
Markets regulator Sebi and stock exchanges have beefed up surveillance and risk management systems to handle eventualities that may arise from excessive volatility in the wake of Budget announcements.
FMCG companies expect Budget 2017 to be growth oriented to boost demand
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
After taking a demonetisation hit, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies are pinning hopes on a growth oriented Budget to see a revival in consumer confidence and create demand both in urban and rural markets.
India to see lower GDP growth for two quarters on cash crunch: HSBC
Thu, Jan 12, 2017
India's GDP growth numbers are expected to see a decline of 2% in the third and fourth quarters of the current fiscal, as effective currency in circulation has contracted significantly, says an HSBC report.
Currency ban: Modi directs steps to disburse more money in rural India
Mon, Nov 14, 2016
In a bid to ensure that people in rural areas are able to get access to cash, the government has enhanced the currency limits of banking correspondents, allowed them multiple visits to banks and disburse more money through branch post offices.
India's wireless subscriber base drops in July
Fri, Oct 07, 2016
India’s wireless subscribers declined by 8,83,903 users in July, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said on Friday.
Consumer optimism falls by 4.6% in August; rural India sentiments rise
Wed, Sep 07, 2016
The overall consumer sentiment in the country fell by 4.62% even as rural population expressed increased optimism following a favourable monsoon during August, latest data shows.