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West Bengal govt waives off 10% property tax for senior citizens: Mamata

Plans are afoot to open geriatric care units in district hospitals

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Mamata Banerjee, Mamata
Mamata Banerjee

The government has waived off and set up a helpline for them, Chief Minister said on Monday.

Speaking on the International Day for Older Persons, Banerjee said her government was also planning to open geriatric care units at state-run district hospitals.

"Today is International Day for Older Persons. Our government has waived 10 per cent We have set up helplines for them.

"Plans are afoot to open geriatric care units in district hospitals. My best wishes to all," the CM wrote on her Twitter handle.

First Published: Mon, October 01 2018. 20:50 IST
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