This paper examines whether any of India’s high-productivity, high-income growth in the services sector is occurring in rural India, and if so, to what extent. It addresses three questions: (a) While India has experienced high economic growth led by the services sector over the last decade, to what extent has rural structural transformation taken place? (b) How has the Indian services sector performed in the context of the General Agreement on Trade in Services and how is this reflected in rural India? (c) To what extent has the rural workforce gained from the IT revolution?

The flow of populations within and across international boundaries is an important element in today's globalized world. Recent estimates of migration patterns place the combined numbers of international migrants and internal migrants at nearly a billion people. Although migrant populations are extremely diverse, the processes of migration include certain characteristics shared by all migrants.

The state government is determined to develop all regions and villages in the state. Necessary funds will be provided for development of the villages.

Starting next month, the Centre will embark on a massive socio-economic profiling exercise that will not only identify the poor in the country but also the caste and religion of all citizens to ensure precise and effective dispensation of government schemes and projects.

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposals of the ministries of Rural Development and Home, after a lengthy discuss

Kohima, May 16: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs 78.57 crore to the state to support 37 new rural infrastructure projects.

Nabard general manager, Nagaland, U.S.

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to seek an estimated Rs 3,000 crore for rural connectivity under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from the rural development ministry during the 2011-12 fiscal.

Briefing newsmen after attending a high-level review meeting on the status and progress of the PMGSY in the state, presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Se

Six per cent increase in earnings of the Corporation
The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation has set a target to connect all the village panchayats of the State with its service in next three years. At present its network covers 40 per cent of the village panchayats .

GANGTOK, April 19

People from 35 coastal villages in Vasai, Thane district, began their long march to the Vidhan Bhavan on Sunday to press their long-standing demand for exclusion from the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation.