Iran’s rural areas

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  • 50% of rural houses retrofitted 2022-07-29 16:50

    50% of rural houses retrofitted

    TEHRAN – Some 50 percent of houses in rural areas of the country have so far been retrofitted, Akbar Nikzad, head of the Housing Foundation of the Islamic Revolution, has said.

  • Charity foundation supplying water to 2,700 rural areas 2022-06-19 18:14

    Charity foundation supplying water to 2,700 rural areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated with the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, is implementing plans to provide drinking water to 2,700 rural areas across the country.

  • $103m allocated to rural development plans 2022-06-06 17:27

    $103m allocated to rural development plans

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (the Iranian Parliament) has approved a total of 31 trillion rials (nearly $103 million) for rural development in the budget bill for the current Iranian calendar year (March 2022-March 2023), IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • Charity creates 327,000 job opportunities for rural clients 2021-10-09 21:00

    Charity creates 327,000 job opportunities for rural clients

    TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation has opened up over 327,000 jobs so far by supporting small and home-based businesses in the country's rural areas, during the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2016-2021).

  • Rural development budget increases by 2.5 folds 2021-07-02 19:00

    Rural development budget increases by 2.5 folds

    TEHRAN – The budget for rural development projects has increased by 2.5 times in the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022) compared to that of the previous year, deputy head of the Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, has announced.

  • ‘Back to the Village’ to help reverse rural-urban migration 2021-06-25 18:09

    ‘Back to the Village’ to help reverse rural-urban migration

    TEHRAN – The Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated with Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, will launch a plan to generate 15,000 jobs in villages, aiming to help reverse rural-to-urban migration trend.

  • Plan aims to reverse rural-to-urban migration 2021-05-16 20:30

    Plan aims to reverse rural-to-urban migration

    TEHRAN – The Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, will launch a plan to create suitable jobs in villages, aiming to reverse the rural-to-urban migration trend.

  • Role of village administrations in rural development 2021-02-26 17:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Role of village administrations in rural development

    TEHRAN – Established in 2003, Iran's Municipalities and Village Administrations Organization has so far implemented about 130,000 small and medium-scale development projects across the country's rural areas.

  • Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas 2021-02-08 18:12

    Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran's Municipalities and Rural Administration Organization will inaugurate 5,811 development projects in rural areas during Ten-Day Fajr celebrations (January 31-February 10, marking the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution).

  • Rural housewives to receive insurance, retirement benefits 2020-12-26 18:30

    Rural housewives to receive insurance, retirement benefits

    TEHRAN – Housewives having three children or more residing in rural areas will be covered by insurance and will receive retirement benefits, a member of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) has announced.

  • $911m allocated to Family Physician program 2020-12-07 23:15

    $911m allocated to Family Physician program

    TEHRAN – A total of 38 trillion rials (around $911 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been earmarked to the implementation of the Family Physician program in rural areas across the country over the current [Iranian calendar] year (began on March 21).

  • Why rural tourism is important? 2020-11-01 19:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Why rural tourism is important?

    Let’s have a look at rural tourism as a globally important economic and socio-cultural phenomenon, seeing what is it all about?

  • Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated 2020-10-03 18:36

    Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Rural development projects worth 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the National Day of Villagers and Nomads, which is marked on October 5.

  • Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran 2019-10-16 19:19

    Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 53 percent of Iran's population were living in rural areas some four decades ago, but urbanization has influenced rural demographic trends, decreasing the rural population to 20 million, representing 25 percent of the country’s population, Shahla Kazemipour, a demographer and sociologist has said.

  • Charity foundation opens up 90,000 job opportunities in rural areas 2019-10-07 11:36

    Charity foundation opens up 90,000 job opportunities in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, will create 90,000 jobs for the people residing in rural areas during the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), an official with the foundation has said.