Tag: Bandgaon

Struggling for Old Age pension since 4 years

/ January 19, 2016

70-year-old Kairi Bodra stopped receiving her old age pension 4 years ago. Alone, Kairi has to take care of all the household work and monthly expenses. She sustains herself by making brooms as her old age restricts her from doing anything else. When she inquired about the pension, she was...

Social exclusion stands in the way of Indira Awaas Scheme

/ June 25, 2014

Imagine living in a plastic shed because the government scheme you are eligible for is not being given to you.  This is the reality for Gabriel Bodra and his family.  The Indira Awaas (Housing) Scheme is a 1985 Indian government initiated social welfare programme created to provide housing for the...