Budget 2017: Agewell Foundation wants FM Arun Jaitley to empower the elderly


ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Establishment of a National Institute    for Aged for treatment and research in age related ailments.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Financial incentives for establishing Aged Women’s Hostel in each district.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Setting up of a National Institute for Promotion of Entrepreneurship among the Aged.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Prime Minister’s Self-Employment Scheme for the aged.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Setting up of National Commission for the Aged.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Financial incentive for setting up network of Caregivers for Older Persons to look after older persons
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Tax exemption to all the elderly persons(60+) with an annual taxable income of Rs. 500000/-
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Special provision for elder widows such as a minimum old age pension of 2500 p.m.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider Covering all older persons(60+) having annual income up to Rs 96,000/- under Old Age Pension schemes.
ü We request #ArunJaitly FM to consider A minimum increase of Old Age Pension amount to Rs. 2000 with Centre’s contribution of Rs 1000 p.m

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