rural areas

Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

October 17, 2018

In order to encourage the development of solar operated facilities in the country, the Indian government is inviting researchers from academic and research institutions, organisations and industries, to submit designs for solar chulhas (traditional Indian cooking stove) before De...

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Daily wage labourer donates land for midday in school

Daily wage labourer donates land for midday in school

July 16, 2018

In a heart-warming gesture, a daily wage labourer is West Bengal donated a part of his land in order to provide a shelter to school students to have their midday meals.

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Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

August 22, 2016

According to "The Future of Internet in India”, the report compiled by Indian body The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) and American internet solutions company Akamai Technologies, the number of internet users in India are expected to double b...

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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