International Day of Older Persons Current Affairs, GK & News

SACRED Portal made functional

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment operationalised the “SACRED portal” on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons on October 1, 2021. Portal has been developed in order to provide a platform for senior citizens in India seeking employment opportunities. Highlights This portal has been developed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. SACRED ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons

Every year, October 1 is celebrated as the International Day of Older Persons. The day is celebrated by the United Nations and several other organizations all over the world. This year, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons. Also, the 2020 observance is to promote “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2020-2030). Highlights ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons Observed

The International Day of Older Persons is observed to highlight contributions made by the older population to the society. It aims at raising awareness of opportunities and challenges of ageing in the world. According to the United Nations, between 2017 and 2030, the number of persons in the age group above 60 years will grow ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on 1st October to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of ageing in today’s world. The 2019 theme is ‘The Journey to Age Equality’.

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Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019: Government invites Nominations

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has invited nomination for Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019 which is the National Awards for Senior Citizens for both Individuals and Institutions categories. The nominations should be sent by 31st May 2019. About Vayoshrestha Sammans Background: The series of National Award-Vayoshreshtha Samman awards were instituted by the Ministry of Social ..

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