Kupwara(J&K):With respect to the above & keeping in mind to ensure that the rights & dignity of Senior citizens to be protected ,Niti Aayog in Collaboration with Piramal Foundation & in Coordination with Kafila Foundation Kupwara Kashmir has initiated a Campaign Known by ” Surakshit Dada Dadi Nana Nani Abhiyan.”
The safety and security of senior citizens, especially of those who stay alone, should be a priority for civil society and the government.Apart from security, help in the form of counselling & running routine errands must be done for aged people. The Districts should emulated this programme as a community policing initiative.In old age generally, one is haunted by insecurity, depression, helplessness & loneliness.
Many people who have lived a good productive life become insecure and helpless in old age due to a variety of reasons. It may be due to being neglected by their