South Chennai & Kanyakumari Selected for Implement Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana: – scheme of providing physical aids and assisted-living devices to senior citizens living in the below poverty. This scheme for providing physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to BPL category was announced in the 2015-16 budget. Aids and assisted-living devices such as walking sticks, elbow crutches, walkers/crutches, tripods/quadpods, hearing aids, wheelchair, artificial dentures, and spectacles will be provided to eligible elderly beneficiary senior citizens.

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