Impact: 65 Year Old Widow Gets Her Old Age Pension After 4 Years

Video By: Rafiqa Bano   | Article By: Nusrat Ali 65 year old widow, Mugli from Alam Gachu Budgam village was not provided old age pension fund by the Social Welfare Department for 3 years. Mugli had submitted her application form but she lives in a far flung area and could not afford to go to […]

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Rs 33 a Day – Is That Enough For Survival?

Video By: Sajad Shah | Article By: Nusrat Ali Under Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) which is a National Social Assistance Programme, every old person (aged 60+) living Below Poverty Line is to be paid Rs 1000 per month which means Rs 33 a day.  The size of elderly population in Jammu and Kashmir is […]

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Crippled by Poverty, Old Age Pension is a Dream for this Budgam Man

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Text By: Sajad Rasool Ghulam Rasool of Alam Guchoo village of Budgam tore his documents of old age pension after he was denied old age pension by Social welfare department many times. Ghulam Rasool is crippled by poverty and lives in a single story home in this far flung village. […]

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