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BSNL to provide Broadband Services to Rural Post Offices

Bharat broadband network limited, Department of Posts and BSNL have signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi for providing of BharatNet broadband connectivity to Post Offices in rural areas. Under the MoU, about 1.3 lakh post offices in rural areas and 25 thousand sub-post offices will be connected through broadband for high speed

Rural women script voting trend

  Rural women outnumbered urban women in casting votes   Jalandhar: It were the women voters from nine assembly segments of Jalandhar district, who scripted the success of voting trend in Dalit belt of Punjab in just concluded assembly elections held on February 4. Not only women outnumbered men in most of the constituencies, the

Modi expresses grief soldiers' death among avalanches

Modi directs steps to disburse more money in rural India

New Delhi: 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. Briefing the media on Monday after a high-level meeting chaired by Prime

Nanhi Chhaan Rural Skill Development centre inaugurated in Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday inaugurated a Nanhi Chhaan Rural Skill Development Centre for girls in Salani village of Amloh constituency with assistance of Indus Edu Train company. Addressing the gathering, Sukhbir said that the

Rural youth get training in crop production

Ludhiana: A three month training course on “Crop Production” concluded at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). Rural youth from different parts of Punjab participated in the course held under the guidance of Dr R S Sidhu, Director of Extension Education. In his concluding remarks, the Chief Guest, Dr. G S. Buttar, Additional Director of Extension

Speculations rife over SSP Rural Harmohan Singh joining SAD

Jalandhar: The decision of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rural Jalandhar Harmohan Singh Sandhu to proceed on leave has led to ‘political developments’. It is learnt that he was likely to contest upcoming Assembly Elections 2017, on SAD ticket from Chamkaur Sahib (reserve) seat. Though SSP Harmohan Singh, who comes from a strong Akali family

Glad to give my boys both rural, urban childhood:Genelia

“As a person, motherhood has taught me a lot and it made me more aware. I have always considered myself as an aware person, but I think it has doubled or tripled after motherhood.” Genelia Deshmukh, Actress Genelia Deshmukh has lived her life on her own terms whether it is choosing marriage when she was

Cabinet clears India-AARDO MoU on rural development

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and African-Asian Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) for capacity building programmes in the rural development sector. “The MoU for the triennium 2015-2017 is being signed under which capacity building programmes for AARDO member countries will be

Sukhbir inaugurates 3 Rural Sewa Kendars in Jalalabad villages

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday inaugurated rural sewa kendars in village Talwandi Nipalan (Makhu, District-Ferozepur), Mohan Ke Utar (Guruharsahai, District-Ferozepur) and Sajrana (Jalalabad, District-Fazilka). As part of the first stage, 485 rural sewa kendars have commenced operations in seven districts namely- Moga, Muktsar, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Fazilka, Bathinda and Mansa. In his address to the

PepsiCo India aims to bring rural workforce in FMCG

New Delhi: Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India says that it plans to bring more youth and women from rural areas to work in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, and will soon initiate large-scale campaigns for this purpose. “We have a proposition in process, called ‘Impact 10K’, which is targeted at the women in

Rural self-employment Training Institutes launched

Sangrur: SA Ramesh Rangan, Managing Director of State Bank of Patiala on Tuesday inaugurated the new RSETI (Rural Self Employment Training Institutes)Building at Village Badrukhan, District Sangrur.Speaking on the occasion Rangan said that the objective of RSETI is to provide intensive short term self employment trainings with free food and accommodation to rural BPL youth

SC gives nod to Punjab Govt to start rural bus service

Chandigarh: The decision of Punjab Government to ply government buses in rural areas, where is no or nominal bus service has got supreme court nod as the court has dismissed both the cases filed by the Punjab Mini Bus Association against the decision of the state government. Disclosing this here on Friday, Harmail Singh, State

Sukhbir Singh Badal launches Rapid Rural Police Response System

Jalandhar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today launched nation’s first Rapid Rural Police Response System across the state to ensure prompt and effective police response in villages to counter any crime or law and order situation in 20 minutes. Besides this, under the modernization plan of the police force the Deputy Chief Minister

DailyPost Interview: ‘No need to create panchayats for small villages’, Maluka

Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Sikander Singh Maluka, who is considered as one of the most powerful ‘Jathedars’ of the ruling Akali Dal, in a freewheeling interview to DailyPost Assistant Editor Rajay Deep answers a variety of questions related to his experience, performance and vision. Here go the excerpts: Q- The state is facing severe

Breaking- Randhir Singh Rakhra appointed as President of SAD Patiala Rural

Patiala: Sharomni Akali Dal (SAD) has appointed Randhir Singh Rakhra as president of District of Patiala rural. Earlier Deepinder Singh Dhillon, who joined congress party, was holding this position. While addressing the party meeting, SAD spokesperson, Dr Daljeet Singh announced the development. He said that Randhir Singh was picked up on the merit basis as