`Medical graduates to serve in rural areas`

Medical graduates may soon have to serve for some time in rural areas as a mandatory part of their course, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Tuesday.

`Medical graduates to serve in rural areas`

Medical graduates may soon have to serve for some time in rural areas as a mandatory part of their course, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Tuesday.

15 to 20 pc prevalence rate of diabetes in urban areas: Report

Prevalence rates of diabetes are 15 to 20 per cent in urban areas and about half of it in rural areas, according to a government report.

Rising menace of chemically contaminated water in rural areas

Availability of safe and potable water continues to be a distant dream for the rural populace of India.

Need technology innovation in rural areas: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said technology innovation was needed in rural areas to cater to the majority of Indians who live in villages.

Rural areas must be targeted to exacerbate global clean drinking water crisis: Study

A recent study has revealed the efforts made to provide clean drinking water has been limited to affluent areas, while it is required much more in the rural areas suffering acute shortage of accessible drinking water supply.

Rural areas must be targeted to exacerbate global clean drinking water crisis: Study

A recent study has revealed the efforts made to provide clean drinking water has been limited to affluent areas, while it is required much more in the rural areas suffering acute shortage of accessible drinking water supply.

Delhi CM promises development in rural areas

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday promised to ensure development of rural areas on par with other developed localities in the city.

Northeast rural areas to have LPG connections

LPG connections will be available in rural and remote areas of the north east region by next year, a senior official of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said on Saturday.

BJP youth wing to target youths in rural areas

With an eye on upcoming polls, the youth wing of BJP has planed to target the rural and unskilled youth who are most affected by unemployment and inflation.

Distress migration from rural areas has gone down:

Distress migration from rural areas has gone down due to implementation of the Centre`s ambitious rural job scheme, according to CAG.

Punjab to spend Rs 10K cr to develop rural areas

The SAD-BJP government has chalked out a Rs 10,000 crore programme to upgrade basic infrastructure in rural areas in the coming four years.

Par panel finds faults with MGNREGA scheme

Finding faults with the MGNREGA scheme, a Parliamentary Panel has said that there was confusion over its definition of the term `households` which was being twisted to suit male heads of families which should be corrected.

‘Maharashtra to start maxi cabs in rural areas’

The Maharashtra government is planning to start maxi cabs in rural areas of the state.

Solar ATMs fuel rural revolution in India

An Indian start-up is catalysing a quiet revolution by designing, developing and installing unique solar-powered ATMs in rural areas.

Pranab for banking facilities in rural areas

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that spread of banking facilities in the rural areas could plug leaks and reduce corruption.

Healthcare cost up 22 times in rural areas: Study

The cost of health care has gone up by 22 times in rural areas over the last seven years.

Sex ratio in rural areas better than urban: Survey

Sex ratio at birth and in all ages
in rural areas is better than in urban areas, according to the
first district-wise annual health survey (AHS) of nine states
released on Wednesday.

`Bank branches to open in rural areas with 2,000+ population`

Ghaziabad District Chief Development Officer said FIR will be lodged against the banks if any case of denial is found.

713 schemes for Delhi`s rural areas approved

To ensure development in
villages in the capital, the Delhi Government on Wednesday gave
clearance to 713 schemes, including for improving roads, to be
implemented in the areas at a cost of Rs 543 crore.