There are 82 PDCC branches, spread across 400 villages in Pune. Altogether, there are 34,648 SHGs in PDCCs across Pune, out of which, 32,099 are women SHGs. Some of the villages in Bhor and Velhe taluka are so remote that even public transport isn't ... Indian Express, 3 days ago
Shaila Bhondekar, another member of the SHG and resident of a local village, is facing a similar predicament. Dorkatai Nivrutti Valgude is in her late 50s and runs a small shop in Velhe, which sells tea and snacks. She is part of a women's Self Help ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Demonetisation hits villages, tehsils: Handful of banks and limited staff, rural areas feel the pinch
On an average, the number of customers visiting the bank daily, since November 9, ranges between 600 to 700. The immediate effects of demonetisation — lack of Rs 100 notes, long queues at ATMs and more use of online wallets and services — seem ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
PUNE: As many as 57,173 families belonging to rural Pune may face water or electricity cuts for not constructing the toilet blocks within the deadline of October 2 given to them under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Pune district was selected among 10 ...Times of India, 4 weeks ago
PUNE: At the turn of the millennium, former surgeon Pravin Chordia took a major life decision when he determined that he would reforest a 110-acre piece of land in the Sahyadris. Leaving the urbanspace behind wasn't easy but worldly conveniences do ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Dr. Pravin Chordia believes that living a life closer to nature is the logical solution to all our modern-day woes. Drive down 45 kilometres southwest from the city of Pune and you will see a beautiful man-made forest in the Sahyadri range. But when ...Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
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