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Social Welfare department to mentor 5,000 rural entrepreneurs

Priyank M Kharge said the government is looking at a scheme that not just provides financial assistance to rural entrepreneurs but also facilitates their training in business skills by drawing experts from different sectors. BENGALURU: Giving a new dimension to its social welfare scheme, the government has decided to identify and mentor 5,000 rural entrepreneurs by roping in major retail players ... Read More »

Invest in welfare, undertake reforms, says Economic Survey

The government will meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent of GDP. Shunning last year’s “over-optimism”, Economic Survey 2015-16 projects that the real GDP growth for the current financial year and for 2016-17 will be in the range of 7-7.75 per cent. The Central Statistics Office estimates that growth this year will be 7.6 per cent, lower than ... Read More »