He said that keeping in view the changing demographic pattern, socio-economic needs of senior citizens, social value system and advancement in the field of science and technology over the last decade, the National Policy on Older Persons
, 1999 has been reviewed and the new National Policy for Senior Citizens is under finalization.
6 ( ANI ): Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJ and E), Kumari Selja on Tuesday expressed an urgent need to review the National Policy on Older Persons
(NPOO) at a seminar 'National Conference on Ageing', held by MSJ and E.
The National Policy on Older Persons
envisages state support to ensure food security, health care, social care, secure physical environment, equitable share in development, protection against abuse and exploitation, and availability of other services to improve the quality of their lives and we will go the extra mile to ensure that their rights are protected and promoted.