Friday, July 30, 2010

Senior Citizen Corner

Senior Citizen Corner

Senior Citizens are a treasure to our society. They have worked hard all these years for the development of the nation as well as the community. They possess a vast experience in different walks of life. The youth of today can gain from the experience of the senior citizens in taking the nation to greater heights. At this age of their life, they need to be taken care of and made to feel special. Indian Government provides several benefits through its schemes in various sectors of development.

With various tax benefits, travel and health care facilities provisioned for them, Indian Government has created reasons for Senior Citizens to feel happy. This corner on Senior Citizens is aimed at providing details on various aspects concerning them.

Health Care
Health Ailments and Treatment
Medical Insurance
Central Government Health Scheme
Special Programmes/Concessions
Yoga Directory
Health Guide from Public Health Foundation of India
Web Health Centre - A portal used for providing online Health Care Services
Drug Search, Health Calculators, Medical Consultation
Compendium of Drug and Medicine Prices
Health Portal (Store, Track & Manage your Health)
Aids & Appliances (List of Manufactures/Suppliers)

Travel Benefits
By Train
By Air
By Ship
Loan for Financing Trips

Concession / Amenities for Defence Personnel

Financial Assistance/Incentives
Tax Benefits
Financial Planning
Tax Exemption on Interest

Care for the Elders
Information about National Initiative for Care of Elderly
Senior Citizen Life Enrichments Services
Recreational/Educational Centers

Old Age Homes
Indian Old Age Homes
List of Old Age Homes in India (Statewise)
Old Age Homes in Delhi-NCR
Old Age Homes in Haryana
Old Age Homes in Kolkata
Old Age Homes in Maharashtra
Old Age Homes in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

City Helplines
Information related to selected cities in India & abroad
City Helpline(New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Cochin and Mumbai)

Indian Temples and Pilgrimage Tours
Information about temples (religion-wise) in India
Showcasing Indian temples.
Official website of Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanams offering e-services
Official website of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board offering online services
Information and services related to Amarnath Yatra
Information about Pilgrimage Tours in India

Pet Care
Information about Pet Care in India (Pet Nutrition & Therapy)
A Website on "I Love Indian Pets"

Other Resources
Senior Citizens Savings Scheme from RBI
Advice on Do’s and Don’ts for Senior Citizens from Delhi Police
Senior Citizen Cell : Delhi Police
Senior Citizen Institute (Indian Air Force)
e-Post, Speed Post Tracking

Medical Policies
Savings Scheme
Defence Personnel
Self-Employment Schemes

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