Ashoka Fellow
This description of Indrani Chakravarty's work was prepared when Indrani Chakravarty was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Indrani Chakravarty is designing the first institute in India to combine research with practical work and care for the elderly. The project not only will provide necessary services to the elderly in Calcutta, but also could eventually draw necessary attention to the plight of the eighty million elderly in all of India.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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