Lack of zest at Zest Fest

Due to communication barriers rural entrepreneurs were facing problems in selling their products. Khasi oranges attracted few buyers  at the Zest fest here in Bangalore today. The fest reported lack of salesbecause of less footfall.. Orange farmers  from Meghalaya ,said that the business flopped at first day but they are expecting to make good sales […]

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Migrant hospitality workers dissatisfied with working conditions

A majority of migrant workers in the hospitality industry report disgruntlement with the working conditions they face with nearly a half of them being trapped in debt. Around 83 percent of migrant workers in the hospitality sector reported feeling dissatisfied with their working conditions in Bangalore. A recent study showed that the discontentment was mostly […]

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‘Made in India’ first electric excavator launched at EXCON

Tata Hitachi—the construction company—emphasized the importance of sustainable environmental practices as a way of life. The first ‘made in India’ electric excavator was launched by Tata Hitachi on Tuesday at EXCON, the 12th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair held at Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre (BIES). The construction company, as part of their […]

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No govt storage: horticulture farmers rue crop loss

Post-production gap is a major infrastructure challenge in horticulture industry, leading to loss of tons of crops, officials say. Almost 50 lakh metric tons of horticulture products are lost every year due to infrastructure gap in storage, handling and transport, authorities said. The Karnataka government has no facilities for storage of horticulture crops. Venkatesh Krishna, […]

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