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Schemes & Facilities
Increased longevity is a triumph of social and economic development. The
number of aged in the country has increase rapidly over the years. According to
2001 Census, the proportion of Geriatric population (persons above 60 years) in
India is 7.7%. The fast eroding traditional family system in the wake of rapid
modernization, migration and urbanization, make caring for this huge segment of
elderly population and meeting their needs a great challenge in the new millennium.