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IANS (2005.10.5): Rural business hubs on Chinese model planned

New Delhi | October 05, 2005 10:15:06 PM IST

Inspired by the Chinese and Thailand models of town and village enterprises, India is taking steps to transform its rural economy by utilising local resources for setting up small manufacturing and processing units.

The concept of rural business hubs is taking shape with Uttaranchal and Rajasthan showing keen interest, a note of the ministry of panchayati raj said Wednesday. [more]