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  • Building An Elderly-Inclusive Society

    This editorial is based on “The Elderly are Assets, not Dependents” which was published in The Hindu on 27/12/2021. It talks about the...

    27 Dec 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • SAMPANN Project

    Why in News Over one lakh people have received pensions directly in their bank accounts through the SAMPANN (System for Accounting and Management of...

    11 Dec 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Sansad TV - Perspective: Silver Economy

    Why in News India’s elderly population is on the rise. As per surveys, the share of elders, as a percentage of the total population in the...

    21 Oct 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • SACRED Portal for Elderly

    Why in News In a first of its kind move, the government has come up with an online employment exchange platform to cater to senior citizens seeking...

    01 Oct 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Elder Line: Toll-Free Number for Elderly

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched the Elder Line, the first Pan-India toll-free helpline number (14567)...

    29 Sep 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Dementia

    Why in News Recently, the WHO (World Health Organisation) released a report ‘Global status report on the public health response to...

    04 Sep 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Quality of Life for Elderly Index

    Why in News Recently, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) released the Quality of Life for Elderly Index. The share of...

    12 Aug 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Seniorcare Aging Growth Engine Initiative

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment virtually launched the SAGE (Seniorcare Aging Growth Engine) initiative and...

    05 Jun 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • National Pension System and Atal Pension Yojana

    Why in News Recently, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) announced that Assets Under Management (AUM) under the National...

    27 May 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Longitudinal Ageing Study of India

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has released the Longitudinal Ageing Study of India (LASI) Wave-1 Report on the...

    07 Jan 2021 Issues Related to Elderly

  • International Day of Older Persons

    Why in News The International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) is observed on 1st October (designated in 1990 by the United Nations General Assembly)...

    01 Oct 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Integration of e-PPO with Digi Locker

    Why in News The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions has decided to integrate the electronic Pension Payment Order (e-PPO) with...

    27 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana Extended

    Why in News The Union Cabinet has extended Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) for a period of three years. This social security scheme for...

    22 May 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Devices for Disabled and Elderly

    Why in News The Department of Science and Technology has helped in developing various assistive tools, devices and technological solutions to...

    14 May 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Atal Pension Yojana

    Why in News The flagship social security scheme of the Government of India - ‘Atal Pension Yojana’ (APY) - has completed five years of...

    12 May 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Year End Review 2019: Ministry of Rural Development

    Important Schemes and Policies Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) SECURE (Software for Estimate Calculation...

    05 May 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • COVID-19 Loans by Indian Bank

    Why in News Recently, Indian Bank which is a public sector lender, has announced special emergency loans for various categories of customers such as...

    26 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has informed about the implementation of the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY) in...

    19 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes

    The Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes is being implemented by the Ministry of Culture. Objective: To improve the financial and...

    06 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Elderly

  • International Day of Older Persons

    The International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1st October (designated in 1990 by the United Nations General Assembly) every year. 2019...

    01 Oct 2019 Issues Related to Elderly

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