VILLAGE ECONOMY
Revival of the Village

I would say that if the village perishes India will perish too. India will be no more India. Her own mission in the world will get lost. The revival of the village is possible only when it is no more exploited. Industrialization on a mass scale will necessarily lead to passive or active exploitation of the villagers as the problems of competition and marketing come in. Therefore we have to concentrate on the village being self-contained, manufacturing mainly for use. Provided this character of the village industry is maintained, there would be no objection to villagers using even the modern machines and tools that they can make and can afford to use. Only they should not be used as a means of exploitation of others.
- M. K. Gandhi

New Innovations based on Gandhian Village Economy

CONTENTS
Village Development
All-round village service
Articles
Gandhi's views & his work for Village Development
Views
Work
To Workers
Village Development & Economy of Country
Complete Books Online
Constructive Programme suggested by Gandhi for the Village Development
Panchayat Raj
Village Industries
Village Swaraj
Gandhiji on VILLAGES
Institutions Working for Village Development In India & Abroad