Tag: Employment

Two decades of Bandhan: Banking with the unbanked

In two decades, Bandhan transformed from its original avatar of an NGO called Bandhan-Konnagar, to an NBFC to a pan-India universal bank called Bandhan Bank

PM Mudra Yojana provides loans worth Rs 14.96 lakh crore in 6 years

Under PM Mudra Yojana, collateral free loans of upto Rs. 10 lakh are extended by Member Lending Institutions (MLIs) such as commercial banks, regional rural banks NBFCs and microfinance institutions

Everything You Need to Know about Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

Since the implementation of the programme, while benefitting 6.01 crore households in India’s villages, MGNREGA has generated 216.73 core person-days of employment as well as created 5.01 crore assets in rural India

KVIC to supply durries to ITBP worth Rs 8.74 Cr every year

KVIC will provide blue-colour cotton durries to ITBP which will be produced by Khadi artisans in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab

KVIC’s e-commerce platform emerges as a big success of e-marketing

The KVIC’s e-commerce platform catalogues over 50,000 products under more than 500 varieties and various categories of locally made Khadi and Village Industries products

Hyundai Motor donates sanitising equipment under its ‘Grameen Sanitization’ initiative

The spraying personnel, who have been trained by Hyundai Motor India Foundation are being certified by the National Skill Development Corporation and Commonwealth of Learning, for easy access to other employment or entrepreneurship opportunities

Mahindra Group to Skill 1 Million Under Resourced Youth by 2025

Mahindra Group has announced that its skill development initiatives have skilled 500,000 youth and Mahindra Pride School alone has created 100,000 jobs in the last 15 years

Rural markets drive FMCG growth in Q2 FY21, reports Nielsen

Rural markets have bounced back handsomely on the back of support provided by the government as well as good agriculture, reverse migration and a lower unemployment rate, Nielsen audit data has noted

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