Q. Consider the following statements regarding Bell of Faith scheme:
1. It aims to provide security to those senior citizens who are staying alone.
2. It has been launched by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:
  • Statement 1 is correct 
  • Statement 2 is incorrect: Bell of Faith Scheme was launched by the Kerala Police in 2018. It aims to provide security to senior citizens staying alone as part of Kerala’s Community Policing Scheme. 

About Bell of Faith Scheme: 

  • Firstly, Bell of Faith Scheme was launched by the Kerala Police in 2018. It aims to provide security to senior citizens staying alone as part of Kerala’s Community Policing Scheme. 
  • Secondly, under the Scheme, police have installed a bell in the senior citizens’ houses. 
  • Thirdly, the neighbour will get an alert with an alarm when the senior citizen rings the bell during an emergency. 
  • Fourthly, the neighbour can immediately rush to the house or contact the police or hospital. 

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