Tag: development schemes

We were declared dead, but now we’re alive

/ February 18, 2015

February 18th, Salgadih Village, Khunti District, Jharkhand The National Old Age Pension Scheme provides financial security to over 19.2 million people over the age of 60 in India. For many, the small yet vital sum comes after jumping through many loopholes in the system. Community Correspondent Amita Tuti found one...

Corruption Beckons Unpaid Panchayat Members

/ June 30, 2011

Assamese Panchayat members do not receive any wages and struggle to make ends meet.

Malnutrition Pervades Despite Health Programs

/ March 15, 2011

In Raipur, schemes aimed at tackling the issue of malnutrition have not eradicated it.