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State level function to celebrate International Elderly Day on October 1 at Ludhiana

PUNJABNEWSEXPRESS | September 29, 2022 06:45 PM

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Government will organise a state level function to celebrate International Elderly Day on 1st October, 2022 at Guru Nanak Bhavan, Ludhiana.

Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur will be the chief guest on this occasion.

Divulging in this regard, Dr. Baljit Kaur said that on this occasion free eye checkup will be organised for the elderly and spectacles will be given free to the needy elderly.

Apart from this, forms of old age pension and other financial assistance schemes and approving pensions will be filled during the event. A camp will also be organized by the department for Senior citizens to make their senior citizen cards.

Dr. Baljit Kaur has appealed to the needy senior citizens to attend the function to avail the benefit of this opportunity.

On this occasion, a cultural program will also be organized by the Department of Social Security and Women and Child Development in honor of the elders of Punjab, in which a presentation will be made by the elders.

Organizations working in the field of welfare of elderly persons will also actively participate in this event.

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