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May 2016

Within six years of its operations, Agri-logistics company Origo Commodities is on the verge of accomplishing ‘Farm-to-Fork’ with foraying into retail segment. The company also plans to enter into financing the farmers with a separate entity to complete the whole agri-chain.

Apr 2016

Cairn India, a leading oil and gas exploration and production company, has been transforming lives of people in Barmer, Rajasthan. In conversation with R&M, Cairn India’s MD and CEO Mayank Ashar talks about the company’s vision of production, sustainable development, its community outreach initiatives and above all the idea of giving back to society.

Mar 2016

The Union Budget 2016-17 focuses on rural economy with 110 % hike for agriculture sector. Several key reform measures with potential to change the game have been announced. Canrnthese reforms lead us to a rural revolution? R&M analyses the Budget with reference to itsrnimplications on rural economy.

Feb 2016

The consecutive deficient monsoon which resulted into crop failures in many parts of the country, global slowdown in the manufacturing sector, drop in crop price realisation, decrease in public sector investment, inefficient farm credit and crop insurance mechanism have collectively squashed the tractor industry in India.

Dec 2015

India is full of creativity and innovative talent at the grassroots level. Innovation is the key to development. Innovators can convert knowledge into social good and economic wealth. R&M highlights the engagement of some brilliant rural innovators with society to improve the quality of life at local level.

Oct 2015

The transformed rural scenario in India demands marketers to adopt different strategy keeping in mind the evolving audience and their changing demographics. This is the right time for them to make bold moves – and to widen the gap between them and their competition.

Sep 2015

With the increasing foodgrains production, the warehousing has become a big challenge for the country. Now, scientific processes and technology innovations have shown a new direction in foodgrains storage and supply chain. It is reducing the post-harvest losses and providing better options to the farmers. R&M highlights on the changing dynamics of the warehousing sector.

Jul 2015

Rural India led a record 35 percent surge over a year in mobile phone and computer-based transactions with the government and that clearly indicates huge demand and future potential of m-governance in the hinterland.