More elderly Indians are becoming empty nesters as their children move out for work. Photo: Shutterstock
More elderly Indians are becoming empty nesters as their children move out for work. Photo: Shutterstock
India

Indian youths pair up with ‘grandpals’ in Ratan Tata-backed scheme to fight elderly loneliness

  • The issue of lonely elderly is likely to get increasingly acute as India’s population growth slows and its number of elderly people grows
  • Goodfellows is the brainchild of Shantanu Naidu, who oversees wealthy industrialist Ratan Tata’s personal office and start-up portfolio

More elderly Indians are becoming empty nesters as their children move out for work. Photo: Shutterstock
More elderly Indians are becoming empty nesters as their children move out for work. Photo: Shutterstock
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