Role of regional rural banks in rural development

Role of regional rural banks in rural development

The Narasimham committee on rural credit recommended the establishment of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on the ground that they would be much better suited than the commercial banks or co-operative banks in meeting the needs of rural areas. Accepting the recommendations of the Narasimham committee, the government passed the Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976. A significant…

regional development Agencies act 1998

regional development Agencies act 1998

N.B. The Government announced the abolition of the nine Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) in England – eight regional agencies through the Public Bodies Bill and the London Development Agency through the Localism Bill - on 22 June 2010. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills stated that it wished to ensure an orderly transition and closure of RDA programmes…

Regional development theory

Regional development theory

This new conception of space enables identification of highly distinct polarities in a territory. Activities, resources, economic and market relations structure themselves around these polarities to generate a cumulative process of territorial agglomeration and a virtuous circle of development. This conception of space restores one of the inspiring principles of location…

taylors development

taylors development

The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today announced the hiring of Mercury legend Penny Taylor as the team’s Director of Player Development and Performance. Taylor, a member of all three Mercury championship teams, steps into her new role following a 13-season WNBA playing career, 10 of which were spent in Phoenix. “As we have always tried to make clear, our…

Regional Cooperation for development

Regional Cooperation for development

The Regional Co-operation for Development (RCD) was set up by the regional members of the Central Treaty Organization (CENTO), Iran, Turkey and Pakistan, in July 1964 to strengthen their socio-economic development. However, a number of financial, political and administrative difficulties made progress under RCD slow. Despite assurances to the contrary, the probable…

European regional development fund

European regional development fund

The ERDF aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions. The ERDF focuses its investments on several key priority areas. This is known as thematic concentration : Innovation and research; The digital agenda; Support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); The low-carbon economy. The ERDF resources…

Iskandar development region

Iskandar development region

As Iskandar enters its tenth year as a development region, some projects that were seen as catalysts for growth in the region appear to be taking a longer gestation period than expected, with many developers taking a wait and see approach. Companies hoping to take advantage of the region as a lower-cost location have faced problems in getting the manpower they need…

Sustainable regional development

Sustainable regional development

Energy autarky is presented as a conceptual framework for implementing sustainable regional development based on the transformation of the energy subsystem. It is conceptualized as a situation in which the energy services used for sustaining local consumption, local production and the export of goods and services are derived from locally renewable energy resources…

define development policy

define development policy

The aim of development policy is to support developing countries’ efforts to eradicate poverty and inequality and promote sustainable development. Development policy is an integral part of Finland s foreign and security policy, development cooperation being one of the means of implementing it. Development policy and development cooperation – what are they? Development…

Define regional development

Define regional development

A regional development needs to be notified and assessed by a council and then determined by the relevant Joint Regional Planning Panel (regional panel). Regional development is defined in Schedule 4A of the EP&A Act and includes: development with a capital investment value (CIV) over $20 million, development with a CIV over $5 million that is council related…

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