Agriculture is the backbone of rural economy with almost everyone linked and affected by success or failure of harvests. Dependent on this, there are other peripheral means of livelihood, the most important being keeping buffaloes for supplying milk to urban areas.
For shaving and hair cutting services to the villagers, a few persons adopt profession of Barber for their livelihood.
Gradually, all rural houses are getting constructed of Bricks and Concrete Mortar. This provides a good business opportunity of running a Brick Kiln.
|Mobile Snacks Dealer|
Afternoon time for the villagers is to relax and pleasures of light foods, particularly for children. A person takes round the village with his mobile shop to serve snacks to villagers.
Services of Iron-smiths are required by farmers and farm laborers to keep their tools and tackled in good functional form.
|Catering Service for Marriage Functions|
Every year, there are two or three marriage seasons in the rural areas, for which services of caterers are required who go with their equipment to the place of celebration and prepare foods there.
|Raw Sugar (Gud) Making|
Sugar Cane is the cash crop of many rural areas. Apart from large scale Sugar Mills, there are small scale business operators in villages who produce raw sugar after purchasing sugar cane from farmers.
|Keeping Buffaloes for Milching|
As aforesaid, keeping buffaloes for milk production and supplying that to urban areas is the most popular business of villagers. Women of rural India are mostly engaged in serving buffaloes.
|Mobile Scrap Dealer|
With increasing mechanization of agriculture, different kinds of wastes are produced by most of the families. Their wastes are collected by mobile traders in scraps to feed to the urban area large traders.
|Goats and Sheep Keeping|
Apart from buffaloes some persons, particularly shepherds, prefer keeping goats and sheep for livelihood.
|Small Shop for Things of Daily Needs|
Daily needs of families in villages are met through small shops in the villages.
|Trading of Cattle at Weekly Market|
Since, cattle breeding is the most important side business of farming community, every week there are temporarily organized markets for cattle wherein cattle are traded. Some persons play the role of mediators for a fee.