As India Aged, 32% Of Elderly Got 71% Of Government Money

  Five states with no more than 32% of India’s population of senior citizens (above 60) cornered 71% of the Rs 34 crore that the Centre provided for maintenance of old-age homes over the past four years, according to an analysis of government data.   India is known for its demographic dividend, but the country … Continued

Disabled Care: Southern States Show The Way

Special education to the disabled offered at home by Manasika Vikasa Kendram, Andhra Pradesh. This single NGO reaches 538 beneficiaries, more than all the beneficiaries in Goa and Chattisgarh put together.   Uttar Pradesh (UP), India’s most populous state, has 4.15 million disabled people, more than any other state, according to census data.   Yet, … Continued