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RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

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Objective: This study aimed to determine the attitude of medical students toward serving in rural areas and the determinants of such attitude.
The survey, launched by the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN), is calling for people who work or live in rural areas to come forward and give their views on policing in their community, the impact crime and ASB have on them and their neighbours and to ultimately help shape the future of crime prevention and rural policing.
He said this mega project is of vital importance for progress of rural areas and will prove to be a game changer for rural economy.
She said: "There have been examples of care workers being poorly compensated for their work as travel time is rarely paid - in rural areas this approach would be very unfair.
During the last five years property prices have risen more slowly in rural areas, despite the higher price for buying in the countryside, the gap with urban prices in narrowing.
However, the growth in viewership has been mainly contributed by growth of viewership of Cable Channels in Rural areas.
A new study conducted by Ibhar Corporation and funded by the Response Project indicated there are several obstacles obstructing the employment of women teachers in rural areas such as lack of women students in these areas who finished college, a lack of enough jobs for women in general and a difficulty sending women teachers to remote areas.
In the EU27, mainly rural areas, according to the OECD classification, correspond to 57% of the territory and 20% of the population.
Mesbahi told representatives that the development of rural areas is a state priority.
In chronically poor rural areas, 45 percent of residents have completed only high school or less, compared with 22 to 33 percent in amenity-rich, amenity-transition, and declining resource-dependent rural areas.
Speaking at a Self Help Group (SHG) Credit Linkage Programme here, organised by the State-Level Bankers Committee and the Puducherry Government here, Mr Mukherjee said SHGs can act as the bank correspondents to help achieve financial inclusion in rural areas.
Coventry University, named the Midlands Enterprising University of the year at the Midlands Business Awards 2010, has formed a partnership with South Africa's University of Stellenbosch Business School to develop entrepreneurs in the country's rural areas through job creation and economic growth.

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