‘Wall Street Journal’ launches online resource covering rural India

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New York—The Wall Street Journal said Thursday that its India home page ( and India Knowledge@Wharton (, which is part of the Wharton School’s online business journal, Knowledge@Wharton, have introduced an online resource for information about rural India.

The new site is accessible at

The Journal said about 700 million of the country’s 1.2 billion people live in rural areas. “Rural India’s economy is thriving despite the worldwide economic downturn, and many of India’s and the world’s largest companies are just beginning to realize the market’s potential,” Paul Beckett, the Journal’s South Asia bureau chief, said in a statement.

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