List of Senior Citizens Welfare Schemes 2022
Schemes for the Welfare of Senior Citizens
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO -1725
ANSWERED ON – 16/03/2022
SCHEMES FOR THE WELFARE OF SENIOR CITIZENS
1725. SMT. SHANTA CHHETRI
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) the various schemes for the welfare of senior citizens;
(b) whether Government is aware that a huge section of the elderly is deprived of love, care, medical, housing, etc and that the need for senior citizens’ old age home schemes and a life of dignity for the elderly is a growing need as more and more children are not taking care of their aging parents; and
(c) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons, therefore?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT (SUSHRI PRATIMA BHOUMIK)
(a) to (c) The Government of India is implementing various schemes and programs to | provide healthy, happy empowered dignified and self-reliant life to senior citizens, along with strong social and inter-generational bonding.
Government is aware about the need of love, care, medical, housing, etc. of senior citizens. For this purpose, various schemes/programs are being implemented by the Government for the welfare of senior citizens.
Source: Rajya Sabha