Old age a condition, not disease

Mr. Dharmadhikari gives away Vayoshreshth Samman

dharma20.11.15Bhopal, November 20, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan):  Chairman of Senior Citizens Welfare Commission Mr. V.G. Dharmadhikari felicitated Dr. Manohar Vishwanath Bhale of Dewas and CEO of Dindori Zila Panchayat Mr. Karmveer Sharma with Vayoshreshth Samman by presenting shawls, coconuts, mementos and letters of citation. The Award has been conferred to these persons by the President on Senior Citizens Day. Mr. Dharmadhikari said that old age is a condition and not disease. Everyone has to pass through it. Mr. Dharmadhikari said that old age is a social and family problem, not legal.

Social organizations, families, society and government should make joint efforts to deal with it. Commissioner Social Justice Dr. Manohar Agnani said that people should start spirit of sexual equality from their families. Mr. Bhale informed that caretakers of patients admitted in Dewas hospital are given means at the rate of Rs. 5 per head. He said that policies announced for welfare of senior citizens should be implemented in right earnest. Mr. Karmveer said that he has only discharged his duties, but national level identity has inspired him to do even better. He ensured time-bound payment of pension under Social Pension Scheme through banks. Members of the Commission were present on the occasion.