Mains Paper 2: Governance | Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population
From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: RVY, Devices distributed under RVY
Mains level: Incentives for Senior Citizens
Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)
- A Distribution camp for free of cost distribution of Aids and Assistive Living devises under Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY).
- It is a scheme of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department for Senior Citizen under BPL category.
- The event was organized by Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), a PSU working under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Assistive Living Devices distributed to Sr. Citizens under RVY
- BTE Hearing Aids
- Walking Sticks