What steps can be taken to start the non-farm production activities in the villages?
To encourage non-farm activities in villages, the following steps can be taken :
- Banks should provide loans at low interest rates so that the poor villagers can start some business to earn their living.
- Government should be more active and start effective employment generating schemes. Government should provide training to the villagers in different small crafts.
- Government should provide facilities for transportation and selling of locally manufactured goods of the villagers in the cities. Industries can be set-up in rural areas.