Tag: Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme

Struggle for Salt and Rice – A widow’s wait for pension

/ August 9, 2016

Naima Khatun, a widow from rural Jharkhand used to survive on a meagre meal of salt and rice, all thanks to her widow pension of Rs. 400. “I used to work for other people in exchange for food but after getting the pension, life was easier,” recalls Naima, as she...