Website review: http://www.tarahaat.com

If you are a Net-savvy villager in north India, Tarahaat.com could easily become your favourite haunt on the Web. For starters, the website offers email services in 11 Indian languages. The utility of the website goes beyond traditional Net services...

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

http://www.tarahaat.com
If you are a Net-savvy villager in north India, Tarahaat.com could easily become your favourite haunt on the Web. For starters, the website offers email services in 11 Indian languages. The utility of the website goes beyond traditional Net services.

The Livelihood channel offers comprehensive information on how to start a small-scale industry, which industry to choose and related questions. A panel of experts answer all queries on starting and sustaining a small-scale industry. The stories of successful entrepreneurs are highlighted to encourage others to avail of government schemes to set-up small-scale units. The Schemes channel lists out all union and state government plans to empower rural lives relevant to a particular region. Detailed information is given on the eligibility for a particular scheme, the person to be contacted and the documents required for application. The list of schemes is divided into sections for easy access.

Besides offering the above, the website is your best bet for information on vaccination schedules, commodity prices at nearby markets, and many more services ranging from the availability of medical practitioners at the local PHC to Bus/ train timings. Tarahaat.com is being promoted by the New Delhi-based non-profit organisation Development Alternatives.

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