Facilities such as old age homes, geriatric ward and physiotherapy centres in different hospitals have been made available for senior citizens.
The regulations also mention in detail the key features of such facilities, including easy-to-grip door knobs, toilets with grab bars, staircase designed and provided as per disability standards.
The helpline was launched to address issues such as abuse, rescue or enquiry related to availing pension by senior citizens.
“We were glad about the centre reopening, but we need full fledged services,” said Mercy, a resident of Semmencheri.
The Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) is the nodal agency for Aadhaar card updation and renewal.
Quashing the Udupi DC’s order, the court directed that the order copy be forwarded to the chief secretary to notify ACs and DCs under the Act, to permit representation of advocates.
Sources said both the miscreants were wearing helmets and the couple stated in the complaint that they even manhandled them.
Presently, some temples have special paid darshan for senior citizens. Such a facility will be made free for senior citizens.