Tag: social security
Appeal for a roof over their heads
Mamta Devi / July 1, 2016
Indira Awaas Yojana, (IAY) which came into effect in 1985 guaranteeing Housing for All for people living ‘Below Poverty Line’ (BPL). Despite the promised financial support and a solid roof over their heads, 15 Dalit families of Khalasi of Buxar district still reside in temporary slums and makeshift accommodations near...
Some relief post illegal demolition
Nitu Chakhia / March 15, 2016
The government of Odisha demolished houses of 60 families without any prior notification and used police force to confine the residents when they protested and pleaded them to at least take out their belongings. This kind of demolition, rendered illegal in India and other parts of the world under Article...
‘Serving’ the Disabled
vvadmin / December 19, 2013