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1

What is rural development

Rural development is a action plan for the social and economical growth of the rural areas

2

Challenges of rural development

Challenge of rural credit
Challenge of rural marketing

3

Measure taken by govt for Challenge of rural credit

Cooperative credit societies
State bank of India & other commercial banks(SBI was mainly setup for rural credit)
Regional rural banks and land development banks (at district level)
NABARD (APEX INSTITUTION)

4

What is agricultural marketing

It is the process of gathering , processing, grading , packaging , storing and selling the produce by the farmers.

5

Measures by the government for the challenge of agricultural marketing

Regulated markets
Cooperative agricultural marketing societies
Provision of warehousing facilities
Subsidized transport
MSP policy

6

Employment outside agriculture

Animal husbandry
Fisheries
Horticulture
Cottage industries