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Government Policy for Senior Citizens in India

The Government Policy in India towards older people can be studied under three heads viz. Legislative and Executive Actions. Legislative Policy Actions Constitutional Provisions Under Directive Principles, the Article 41 says that State shall within the limits of its economic capacity and development, make effective provision for securing the right of public assistance in cases ..

Senior Citizen Welfare Fund

Central government of India has proposed setting up of Senior Citizen Welfare Fund with the sole motive of welfare of senior citizens. Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley has announced the setting up of the fund with the help of unclaimed deposits of Public Provident Fund PPF and Employee Provident Fund EPF. The deposits are estimated ..

Jeevan Pramaan

In its determination to bring digitalisation to every Indian household, Digital Life Certificate or Jeevan Pramaan is another enabling mechanism launched by Government of India to benefit over a crore pensioners in the country. This is another major step towards self-certification. Under the present system for payment of pension, every pensioner has to submit a life certificate ..