India Rural Development Report Current Affairs, GK & News

Free Wi-Fi services provided to all villages till 2020

On December 25, 2019, Union Minister of Communication and IT Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated “Digital Village Guruwara”. During the launch, it was announced that the Government has planned to offer free Wi-Fi services to all villages till March 2020. Highlights The Government of India has so far connected 1,30,000-gram panchayats through Bharatnet. More than ..

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Categorisation of Farmers

In agriculture Census, the operational holdings are categorised in five size classes as shown below: Marginal: Below 1.00 hectare. Small: 1.00-2.00 hectare. Semi- Medium: 2.00-4.00 hectare. Medium: 4.00-10.00 hectare. Large: 10.00 hectare and above. The India Rural Development Report 2012-13 prepared by the IDFC Rural Development Network notes that Small farms are more efficient, especially ..

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