Page-2 of Senior Citizens Current Affairs, GK & News

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana: PM distributes aids and devices to Divyangjan and Senior Citizens

On February 29, 2020, PM Modi is to distribute assistive aids and devices to senior citizens and Divyangjan. This is the biggest ever distribution camp. Highlights The distribution camp of assistive aids and devices for senior citizens and Divyangjans by PM Modi is being organized by the Ministry of Social Justice. The objective of the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award

The Vice President Shri Venkaiyah Naidu presented the “Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award” to scholar, legal luminary and former Attorney General of India Shri K Parasaran. He was honored with the award on the occasion of Elder’s Day celebration organized by Age Care India. About Parasaran K Parasaran was born in 1927. He is an ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Topics: 

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 ..

Topics: