Rural technology park promotes indigenous technologies

Government of India is setting up such parks in five African countries

Not many would be aware that the National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad has a well established Rural Technology Park (RTP). Here, several relevant and user-friendly technologies are showcased which are useful for improving rural livelihoods.

Training is given to interested budding entrepreneurs for their skill up-gradation. After training, they are also assisted, so that they can start their enterprises.

The Institute has adopted more than 100 villages across the country where innovative ideas are implemented.

Current focus

“We are also focusing on “Make in India” theme. The idea is to identify critical gaps and address them by enhancing the quality and marketability of the products having an eye on market demand....................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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