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Whatever the age, emotions always remain the same...

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Whatever the age, emotions always remain the same...

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Digital Literacy Program for Older Persons supported by #Oracle

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NGO appeals for national fund and commission for aged persons

NGO appeals for national fund and commission for aged persons
By Suresh Nautiyal

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Agewell Foundation, a not-for-profit NGO working for the welfare and empowerment of older persons since 1999, has requested the central government to set up a national fund for the aged -- on the lines of National Fund for Rural Development -- and a national commission for the aged on the lines of National Commission for Women.

The organisation, which has a special consultative status with the ECOSOC at United Nations since 2011, has appealed, in this regard, to the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman "on behalf of 130 million older persons of the country."

In their appeal, the NGO asked the government to set up of a national fund for the aged on the lines of the National Fund for Rural Development. "Similarly, the government should set up a national commission for the aged on the lines of National Commission for Women," said Himanshu Rath, Founder Chairman…

Whatever the age, emotions always remain the same...

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Whatever the age, emotions always remain the same...

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