CSR and Social Audit

Philanthropy is deeply rooted in Indian culture as far as 600BC as evident in Arthashastra. Ethical Businesses always strive towards improving the quality of life of people by offering safe and excellent products. The efficient use of resources in a business to...

Panchayat Raj

On 24th April 1993, the Constitution Act 1992 (73rd Amendment) came into force to provide constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj Institution. The salient features of the act are: To provide three-tier system of Panchayati raj for all the States having population...

Self Help Groups in Rural Development

Definition, Objectives & Role of Self Help Groups The Self Help Groups (SHGs) Guiding Principle stresses on organizing the rural poor into small groups through a process of social mobilization, training and providing bank credit and government subsidy. The SHGs...

Managing Rural Development

What is Management? Ever since people began forming groups to accomplish aims they could not achieve as individuals, managing has been essential to ensure the coordination of individual efforts. As society has come to rely increasingly on group effort, and as many...

Rural Development : Govt Schemes

Progress of Ministry of Rural Development The Ministry of Rural Development accords foremost priority to development in rural areas and eradication of poverty and hunger from the face of rural India. A number of new initiatives have been taken in the recent years for...

Rural Development : Basic Services

Objectives of Rural Development Rural development should have the following general objectives: Full employment of labor and physical resources; Setting-up Agro-Industrial complexes; Laying down minimum standards of productivity or efficiency for those owning or using...