Frontline Magazine

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http://www.frontline.in/social-issues/social-justice/unkept-promise/article5596770.ece?homepage=true 23 January 2014 Social Welfare Unkept promise Meeta Ahlawat Participants in the protest organised by the Pension Parishad demanding enhanced pension, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on December 18. The tussle within some Central government Ministries over proposed … Continued

The Hindu

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http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/activists-push-for-inclusion-of-pension-in-party-manifestos/article5602332.ece 22 Jan 2014 Activists push for inclusion of pension in party manifestos Girija Shivakumar Pension Parishad has resolved to make pension entitlements an election issue. Representatives from the organization on Tuesday submitted a petition to political parties urging them … Continued

The Hindu

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18 Jan 14 ‘Govt. duty-bound to raise old-age pension’ Staff Reporter, New Delhi Nearly 200 elderly people from marginalised communities from 18 States, including Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, participated in a Jan Sunwai (public hearing) organised by the Pension Parishad here … Continued

The Business Standard

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18 Jan 14 ‘Implement recommendations of pension panel’ IANS Various social activists Friday demanded that the government implement the recommendations of the Mihir Shah Task Force Committee on Comprehensive National Social Assistance Programme (pension). The members, who participated in a … Continued

Amar Ujala

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18 Jan 14 जन सुनवाई में बुजुर्गों ने उठाई पेंशन की मांग नई दिल्ली (ब्यूरो)। पेंशन परिषद की वृद्धावस्था पेंशन पर जन सुनवाई में करीब 18 राज्यों से आए बुजुर्गों ने हिस्सा लिया। इस दौरान उन्होंने दो हजार रुपये पेंशन … Continued

Press Release: 21 January 2014

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New Delhi, 21 January 2014: Taking forward the Public Hearing/ Jansunwai on destitution among the elderly that was held on January 17th and participated by 300 elderly and members from marginalized communities from 18 states, the Pension Parishad met with … Continued

Press Release: 17th January 2014

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17th January 2014 In a study done on 102 elderly struggling for pension for the last two years, it was found that 40% of the respondents were seriously underweight with a Body Mass Index as low as 18.5 and 14% … Continued

Deshbandhu

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http://www.deshbandhu.co.in/newsdetail/203208/1/21 ‘पेंशन भीख नहीं, हमारा संवैधानिक अधिकार’ (04:27:37 AM) 18, Jan, 2014, Saturday पेंशन परिषद द्वारा वृध्दावस्था पेंशन पर राष्ट्रीय जन सुनवाई कार्यक्रम आयोजित नई दिल्ली ! हम यहां पेंशन की भीख मांगने नहीं आए हैं। इस देश का संविधान … Continued

The Hindu

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17 Jan 14 Pension Parishad organizes Jan Sunwai in Delhi Girija Shivakumar, New Delhi Nearly 200 people of the elderly and marginalized communities from 18 states including Jharkhand, Ladakh and Chattisgarh participated in a “Jan Sunwai” (public hearing) on Friday … Continued

Kalavati

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65 years, Tenny village, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh Kalavati was widowed ten years ago. Her family consists of  two sons and a daughter-in-law. She has tried to apply for widow pension but the Pradhan told her he does not have … Continued

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