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Union Government to launch Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Union Government is going to launch Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY) scheme for providing physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to BPL category. It is the first-of-its-kind Central Sector Scheme (CCS) in India, to be fully funded by the Central Government. It is expected to benefit 5,20,000 Senior Citizens. Key Facts The scheme ..

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MoU signed for welfare of Handicraft Artisans belonging to Scheduled Castes

The Union Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have signed MoU to step up interventions for the welfare and economic development of scheduled caste artisans. The MoU was signed between Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles and National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC), a CPSU under Ministry of Social ..

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Anil Goswami: New secretary, Ministry of Social Justice

Anil Goswami, a 1978-IAS officer took over as the new Secretary of the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment in the ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. He was Special Secretary (Foreigners) in the ministry of Home Affairs.  Mr Goswami replaces KM Acharya, who retired on 30th of last month.

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Govt to fine-tune Persons with Disability Act 1995

Govt will introduce a fresh law to substitute the current Persons with Disability Act 1995 Objective: To synchronize the rights and facilities entitled to persons with disabilities at par with international standards. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is working on a draft legislation for empowerment of persons with disabilities in line with the United ..

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