The ageing population of India is struggling to survive the pandemic as many have no active welfare schemes in their name. Some have also stopped receiving their monthly pensions ever since the pandemic began.
In the third episode of Fixing India, watch how our heroes are fixing the pension problems in Kashmir, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.
What’s it’s like to be one of India’s 125 million elders and live your ageing days in extreme poverty?
An elderly woman in Jharkhand is forced to pick leaves and weave baskets for a measly income, despite being entitled to a monthly payment under the Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme.