This scheme was started in 2015-16 to provide helping aids to senior citizens living below poverty line.
New Delhi: Around one thousand senior citizens were provided with hearing aids, spectacles, tripods under the Rashtriya Vayoshree Yojna at a function organised in East Delhi. Lok Sabha member from East Delhi, Maheish Girri presided over the function.
Mr Girri told the audience that ‘Rashtriya Vayoshree Yojna’ has been started for the benefit of senior citizens. This scheme was started in 2015-16 to provide helping aids to senior citizens living below poverty line.
“The purpose of this scheme is to bring normalcy in lives of senior citizens who are living bellow poverty line and are facing age related illnesses. The aim of this scheme is to bring back their lives to normal,” said Mr Girri.
Mr Girri urged all the beneficiary senior citizens to bless the union government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. and said that this is such a government which is taking steps for the welfare of everyone from a new born baby to a senior citizen.