Iran’s rural areas

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  • 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.

  • kalporgan pottery 2019-03-02 10:31

    ICT development leads to voluntary return to villages: minister

    TEHRAN – Development of information and communication technology (ICT) in villages has improved job creation and quality of life and has led to a halt in migration from villages to cities and even to voluntary return from cities to villages, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has said.

  • small-scale solar plants 2019-01-18 21:11

    3000 new small-scale solar plants to be constructed in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad Sadeghzadeh said 3000 new small-scale solar plants are going to be constructed in the country’s underprivileged and rural areas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), IRNA reported.

  • Rural areas 2018-05-16 18:36

    Over $2.8b of loans to be paid for employment in rural areas

    TEHRAN- Some 120 trillion rials (about $2.85 billion) of loans will be paid to the villagers in the current Iranian calendar year (March 2018-March 2019) in a bid to materialize stable employment in the rural areas, vice president for rural development and deprived areas announced.

  • creating jobs 2018-03-12 09:45

    Over $2.5b allocated for creating jobs in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran has allocated 120 trillion rials (about $2.67 billion) for creation of job opportunities in the rural areas, IRNA reported quoting an official as saying on Saturday.

  • gas network 2018-01-31 18:02

    Over $1b to be allocated for joining rural areas to gas network

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliament (Majlis) has approved a bill to allocate 50 trillion rials (about $1.1 billion) for expanding the country’s gas network to new rural areas, IRNA reported.