Over 50% agricultural households in debt with common mortgage of Rs 74K in 2019



Over 50 per cent of agricultural households within the nation have been in debt with common excellent mortgage per family at Rs 74,121 in 2019, says a survey carried out by Nationwide Statistical Workplace (NSO).


The survey additional factors out that solely 69.6 per cent of the excellent loans have been taken from institutional sources like banks, cooperative societies and authorities businesses, whereas 20.5 per cent of loans have been from skilled cash lenders.





Of the overall mortgage, solely 57.5 per cent was taken for agricultural functions, it added.


“Proportion of indebted agricultural households:50.2 per cent; and common quantity of excellent mortgage per agricultural family: Rs. 74,121,” it mentioned.


NSO carried out the survey on land and livestock holdings of households and state of affairs evaluation of agricultural households in rural areas of the nation throughout January-December 2019.


The survey additional mentioned the typical month-to-month revenue per agricultural family throughout agricultural 12 months 2018-19 was at Rs 10,218. Of this, the typical revenue per family from wages was Rs 4,063, crop manufacturing Rs 3,798, animal husbandry Rs 1,582, non-farm enterprise Rs 641

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JioPhone launch in Sept delayed because of chip disaster, ‘superior testing’



The much-awaited reasonably priced smartphone ‘JioPhone Subsequent’ is in superior trials and its festive season roll-out will begin earlier than Diwali, in accordance with an announcement by Jio.


Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had earlier this 12 months stated that ‘JioPhone Subsequent’ — being collectively developed by Jio and Google — can be obtainable from September 10.





In an announcement, Jio has now stated, “Each firms have begun testing JioPhone Subsequent with a restricted set of customers for additional refinement and are actively working to make it obtainable extra extensively in time for the Diwali festive season.”

This extra time will even assist “mitigate the present industry-wide, world semiconductor shortages”, the assertion additional stated.


Jio and Google stated they’ve made “appreciable progress” in direction of launching the much-awaited JioPhone Subsequent, the made-for-India smartphone being collectively designed by the businesses.


“JioPhone Subsequent is a first-of-its-kind system that includes an optimized working system primarily based on Android and Play Retailer,” it added.


The system and the working system would supply “premium capabilities” which have till now been related to extra highly effective smartphones, together

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Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Requires Hundreds of thousands To Be Vaccinated

President Joe Biden on Thursday outlined two govt orders aimed toward boosting COVID-19 vaccination charges throughout the USA, angering Republican lawmakers who referred to as the plans “unconstitutional.” 

Biden’s new stringent vaccine mandates would require greater than 100 million Individuals or two-thirds of the nation’s workforce to get the pictures. 

“We nonetheless have almost 80 million Individuals who’ve didn’t get the shot. And to make issues worse, there are elected officers actively working to undermine the combat in opposition to COVID-19,” Biden stated throughout a press convention. 

“We have been affected person, however our persistence is sporting skinny, and your refusal has value all of us.”

The mandate would additionally require all employers with 100 or extra employees to make sure that their workforce is totally vaccinated or check staff at the least as soon as every week. Employers who refuse to look at the mandate could face a $14,000 tremendous per violation, a senior administration official informed NBC Information.

Biden’s vaccine mandate would additionally apply to federal employees, which suggests greater than 640,000 individuals working for the U.S. Postal Service and 300,000 educators employed beneath the federal Head Begin applications are required to be totally vaccinated. 

Underneath the brand

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