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Varun Gandhi’s book, A Rural Manifesto, launched at Mumbai University

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Dr. R Gopal, Dr. Smita Shukhla, Varun Gandhi, Dr. R. D. Kulkarni

A Rural Manifesto, a voluminous, well-researched book, authored by Varun Gandhi was launched in a packed gathering at the Mumbai University. Doing the honours was Dr. R. D. Kulkarni- Pro Vice chancellor, Mumbai University, Dr. R Gopal, Director and Head of the Department, D Y Patil School of Business Management, Dr. Smita Shukhla – Director, Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute for Financial & Management Studies and the author himself. This event was an initiative by Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University School of Management and University of Mumbai.

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GIRISH KUMAR STARS IN AWARD WINNING SHORT FILM COLLATERAL DAMAGE WHICH AIMS IN HIGHLIGHTING THE PERIOD STIGMA AND ILL-TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN RURAL INDIA

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GIRISH KUMAR

The movie’s fulcrum is hinged upon the notion of the enduring taboos around menstruation in India. In hindsight, we can also see other prevalent issues like the atrocities a women has to go through in rural India.

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Mercedes-Benz India reinforces its commitment to rural development through unique CSR initiatives

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Santosh Iyer, Vice President Customer Service and Corporate Affairs and Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil at the Inauguration of Jal Yukta Shivar project, Construction of Dam wall at Landewadi

The country’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India today announced three unique initiatives in the neighbouring districts of Pune. These initiatives include an E-lab facility at ITI Ghodegaon, a watershed conservation structure at Thakarwadi-Landewadi and the Draw Down Cultivation project in Ambegaon taluka. All the three projects are aimed at rural development and will affect lives of over two thousand villagers. Read more

Focusing on semi-urban and rural areas, fintech start-up True balance launches Gift Cards for unbanked users True balance targets Next Billion Users to provide financial services

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True Balance, Financial Services Platform has unveiled a new feature gift card in the mobile app. The gift card is a fast and secure recharge option for the users.

Continuing the promise to bring “Finance for billions “, the inception of Gift cards opens a new option for the unbanked users and is an impactful step wherein the bank related frauds are on a high. This unique feature would help the unbanked users/ users who don’t want to use bank details every time to recharge and pay bills on the True balance app; thus, introducing them to digital financial transactions.

This also is a positive step where; in case the user is a non-KYC user he would not have to worry about the monthly wallet limit and can use the Gift card to transact within the app ecosystem. App users can directly add the gift card of any amount from the true balance app. Being transferable; users may gift the gift card to their loved ones on any special occasion. Read more

Focusing on semi-urban and rural areas, fintech start-up True balance launches Gift Cards for unbanked users

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

True Balance, Financial Services Platform has unveiled a new feature gift card in the mobile app. The gift card is a fast and secure recharge option for the users.

Continuing the promise to bring “Finance for billions “, the inception of Gift cards opens a new option for the unbanked users and is an impactful step wherein the bank related frauds are on a high. This unique feature would help the unbanked users/ users who don’t want to use bank details every time to recharge and pay bills on the True balance app; thus, introducing them to digital financial transactions.

This also is a positive step where; in case the user is a non-KYC user he would not have to worry about the monthly wallet limit and can use the Gift card to transact within the app ecosystem. App users can directly add the gift card of any amount from the true balance app. Being transferable; users may gift the gift card to their loved ones on any special occasion. Read more

Amruta Fadnavis launches Lit-O-Fest to promote Rural development internationally.

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Amruta Fadnavis

Lit O Fest’ Mumbai, India’s premiere festival of Literature, Art and Culture is all set to spread its creative wings by taking the festival international. The 5th edition of the festival will be in London early next month. It was announced in a Press Conference organised in Varsha, the official residence of the Chief Minister, Maharashtra last evening where the first lady Amruta Fadnavis, Smita Parikh, the founding Director of Lit O Fest Mumbai and Author- Filmmaker Pankaj Dubey, who are all part of the contingent spoke to the Press.

“We are excited to be part of this wonderful cultural initiative by Smita Parikh and Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is doing whatever it can to support the event. Lit O Fest is doing wonderful job in using literature to improvise the plight of education and literacy in the villages of Maharashtra and taking this campaign internationally”, said Amruta Fadnavis who would be present during the London Chapter of Lit O Fest in Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan London and the House of Lords, British Parliament, London on the 6th and the 7th of September’2018. Read more

ACEF Awards will honour Rural Initiatives and CSR activities

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ACEF is about to organize its 7th Forum and Awards for Branding, Marketing and Rural Initiatives and CSR activities. The event is to be held on 5th October 2018 at Hotel Westin, Mumbai. The theme for this year’s happening would be “Integrating advertising, Branding and Marketing Communications”.  More than 350 senior level professionals from marketing, branding and marketing agencies are expected to attend the event.

 In the event the speakers will enlighten the participants with their knowledge and experience apart from that individuals and organisations will be recognised for brilliance on branding and marketing.  The region’s top companies and brand marketers will redefine how to assemble and prolong great brands amidst rapid cultural and technological change. The event will provide elite spectators of senior marketing executives.

Founded in 2012-13, the ACEF program is organized by a team of professionals from India, Srilanka and UAE and is guided by the Advisory Members from Branding, Marketing and Creative Agencies based in India, US, Australia, Singapore, UAE and Srilanka. Our programs are focused on Customer Engagement Activities, Branding, Marketing, CSR, Rural Marketing, Properties (Hospitality & Real Estate), HR and are planned for India, Srilanka, GCC Continent and Asia Pacific Regions. Read more

PeeSafe collaborates with the NGO WaterAid India to empower women and improve access to sanitation in rural India

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India’s leading daily hygiene brand ‘PeeSafe’ recently tied-up with WaterAid India, an NGO which aims to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. The association aims to empower women in rural areas and improve overall hygiene and sanitation issues in India. The brand is focused towards hygiene awareness, education and supporting social causes in this direction.

Once in their lifetime, more than 50% of women in India suffer from Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), main cause being lack of access to good hygiene services. Now onwards, PeeSafe purchase enables you to have hygienically safe experience anywhere and funds towards the cause of providing access to decent toilets and good hygiene. Read more

New India Conclave- an engine for rural transformation launched in Mumbai; Akshay Kumar roped in as brand ambassador

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By  Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

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Actor Akshay Kumar launched New India Conclave in Mumbai on May 1, 2018.“The Conclave, focusing on various aspects of the rise of rural India will be held in national capital New Delhi during 1st week of July this year and will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers of various states and other stakeholders in rural development.” said Praful Nikam, President of Y4D Foundation, organizers of the conclave. Read more