The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to place on record details about the number of old age homes it has established.
Born in the village of eminent freedom fighter and social worker Parbati Giri, Patel was greatly influenced by her since a very young age.
There are 10 government and 27 private ashrams in the erstwhile Nalgonda district, run by various organisations and/or individuals.
As on Sunday, 90% of the city’s COVID-19 patients had recovered while only 8% were reported to be still undergoing treatment. The mortality rate is 2.02% with 2862 deaths so far.
Of late, the high-risk group has fallen prey to the virus in several old-age and care homes.The Social Justice Department set up a helpline last week to combat the virus among the elderly
After 130 persons of four old age homes in Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram tested positive for Covid-19, the state government has imosed in strict restrictions on facilities.
Minister Sunil Kumar says inmates asked to follow protocol, refrain from venturing out
The HC on Wednesday directed amicus curiae Vasudha Nagaraj to file a detailed report by June 10 on the functioning of old age homes in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Rangareddy district.
Vattapara Circle Inspector T Binu Kumar told TNIE that as the old age home was running short of supplies and funds, he himself had called up local NGOs to help the inmates.