Source: The post is based on the article “Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana” published in PIB on 13th December 2022
What is the News?
The Minister of State Social Justice and Empowerment has informed Lok Sabha about Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana.
What is Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana?
Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Type: Central Sector Scheme
Aim: To improve the quality of life of the Senior Citizens by providing basic amenities like shelter, food, medical care and entertainment opportunities and by encouraging productive and active ageing through providing support.
Sub Schemes/Components: 1) Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens (IPSrC), 2) State Action Plan for Senior Citizens(SAPSrC), 3) Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana(RVY), 4) Senior Able Citizens for Re-employment in Dignity(SACRED), 5) Action Groups Aimed at Social Reconstruction (AGRASR), 6) Senior-care Aging Growth Engine (SAGE)-Silver economy for Senior Citizens, 7) Elderline – National Helpline for Senior Citizen, 8) Channelizing the CSR fund for elderly care and 9) Training and capacity building for senior citizens.