Noida: When we mention senior citizens, the picture that flashes in our mind is of old people sipping tea, reading newspaper or strolling leisurely in a park. But here is a twist in their story - they will walk the ramp at an upcoming event.
The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.
The Social Justice Ministry has asked some of the key Central ministries to take necessary steps to safeguard the interests of senior citizens and ensure their financial, health and personal securities.
Pakistani nationals of over 65 years of age will find it easier to travel to India as they would be granted visa on arrival on payment of Rs 100 or USD 2 at the Attari-Wagha check post with effect from January 15.
Actor Vivek Oberoi is urging people to join him in supporting Manav Astha Foundation, a charitable organization that provides means to underprivileged senior citizens to visit pilgrimages in the country.