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Cabinet approves bill to amend law for welfare of senior citizens

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provides basic needs, safety and security to senior citizens

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prakash Javadekar

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill to amend a law which governs the welfare of

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provides basic needs, safety and security to

The bill proposes registration and maintenance of minimum standards of senior citizens' care homes, besides registration of homecare service agencies.

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet and would be brought in Parliament.

First Published: Wed, December 04 2019. 15:25 IST
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