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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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59 million for providing clean environment in 3,200 rural areas of the province.
3 Many women besides performing their household duties as a mother, wife, daughter and daughter-in-law; they are usually performing outside home activities including working in farms and fields, factories and industries, public and private jobs, different businesses or other social work both in urban and rural areas.
The rural areas in the study were the Fangshan District located in the Southwest of Beijing and the Tongzhou District located in the Southeast of Beijing.
Open ended questions were asked regarding the reasons for their reluctance to serve in rural areas of Goa.
Conclusion: Medical students had positive attitude regarding the importance of working in rural areas, but their overall attitude toward working in rural areas was found to be not favorable.
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.
14, there were 5,800 total primary care shortage areas in the United States, which can be located in urban or rural areas.
However, the growth in viewership has been mainly contributed by growth of viewership of Cable Channels in Rural areas.
The percentage of women teachers in rural areas in Hajja is less than 10 percent.

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