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  • Goal to develop ‘olive economy’ in rural areas

    ISLAMABAD: The Olive Plantation Project would generate an estimated Rs858 million revenue by 2020, with a long-term goal of creating an ‘olive economy’ for rural communities, said Dr Muhammad Tariq, Director of Barani Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) on Friday...

    4 million certified nursery olive plants on 15,100 acres of land under a project which is being managed by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council...

  • Cattle for widows in Gujrat’s rural areas

    Dr Ghulam Muhammad Gill, the director livestock, said the scheme was meant to alleviate poverty and the chief minister had approved the distribution of at least 500 big and 1,000 small animals in Gujrat to widows from rural areas who have less than an acre of agricultural land and whose children are getting education in schools...

    He said 18,000 big and 36,000 small animals would be distributed among the widows of rural areas under...

  • Kohat’s rural areas face prolonged power outages

    In rural areas, loadshedding duration is 22 hours a day, whereas in urban areas, especially in posh KDA town, people suffer 18 hours of power outages, creating severe water shortage...

    A resident of Muhammadzai rural area told Dawn that 22 hours long outages had made their lives miserable...

  • Delimitation: some of Gujrat’s rural areas included in MC

    GUJRAT: Parts of some rural areas surrounding the city have been included in the Gujrat municipal corporation (MC) while the areas surrounding the six municipal committees of the district -- Jalalpur Jattan, Kunjah, Lalamusa, Dinga, Kharian and Sara-i-Alamgir -- will also be included in the delimitation plan being devised by the district election commission...

    Delimitation of rural areas has been under way...

  • Markets for farmers to be set up in rural areas, says minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has said that the government is planning to curtail the role of middlemen in the business of agriculture produce by setting up more markets in rural areas so that farmers could directly sell their crops there and earn a good profit...

  • No govt colleges functioning in capital’s rural areas

    ISLAMABAD: Two newly-built government colleges in Islamabad’s rural areas, which were supposed to start classes a few years ago, are still waiting to be inaugurated thanks to a lack of interest from the concerned authorities...

    These institutions – the Government Degree College for Men in Sihala and the Government Degree College for Women in Bhara Kahu – are the only facilities of their kind available in the rural areas...

  • Credit starvation in far-off rural areas

    TWO documents, which record the performance of the economy, are the economic survey issued by the finance ministry and the annual report of State Bank of Pakistan...

    Thus, the economic analysis carried out in the SBP quarterly and annual reports, being on national basis, is largely silent about credit starvation of far-off rural areas in almost all the provinces...

  • No waste management system for capital’s rural areas

    ISLAMABAD: The lack of waste management in the federal capital’s rural areas has forced citizens to dispose of their garbage along the sides of major roads and in open areas...

    There is no dumping site or garbage collection system for the entirety of the rural areas which comprise 32 union councils of the overall 50...

  • Over 30 schools to be set up in Swat rural areas

    MINGORA: More than 30 schools will be set up in the rural areas of the district under a three-year project to impart quality education to girl students and equip them with vocational skills...

    The schools will be established particularly in those areas where middle schools don’t exist to facilitate the girl students, who have passed primary level...

  • Big cities getting electricity at rural areas’ cost

    LAHORE: The rural areas continue suffering over 16 hours loadshedding as the demand-supply gap widened to over 7,100MW, and the government decided to save major cities from inconvenience as much as it could because of socio-political reasons...

    According to the calculations made by Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) officials, this gap, on average, should translate into just under 12-hour loadshedding at national level...

  • Shifting of billions from urban to rural areas remains untaxed

    KARACHI: Shifting of billions of rupees from urban to rural areas ahead of Eidul Azha cannot be calculated by bankers, but the thriving business of sacrificial animals raises serious questions about the tax disparity that exists along the urban-rural divide...

    While hundreds and thousands of animals are sold every year in Karachi alone, other parts of the country also witness the same trend that results in a flow of money from urban...

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