Budget: NGOs Demand More Funding For Adolescent and Elderly Health

Agewell Foundation says budget should include provisions for health, nutrition, education, and skill building for older people. It also recommended provisions for providing Nutri-kits to elderly people from lower poverty line families.

In the forthcoming Union budget 2022-23, a coalition of NGOs, Agewell Foundation, said that the government should invest more funds for health, nutrition, and education for adolescents and elderly people across the country.In a statement, the Agewell Foundation suggested that the budget should include provisions for health, nutrition, education, and skill building for older people.It also recommended provisions for providing Nutri-kits to elderly people from lower poverty line families.