Senior Citizens are the most vulnerable group of population and hence they need special care and attention during the outbreak of Covid-19. In response to the efforts of the Government to fight against COVID and also to prevent the outbreak of the pandemic, the Department of Social Justice has taken all precautionary measures based on the guidelines issued by the Government. In response to the Corona containtment activities of the government, Social Justice Department has introduced a novel initiative “Grand Care project” for addressing the issues faced by residents of Oldage Homes and for those elderly persons with comorbidities who are in reverse quarantine.
Senior Citizens who have been quarantined in their houses will be subjected to physical, mental stress as well as emotional problems. As part of Grand Care project, the department has started Vayokshema call centre in each district monitored by District Senior Citizen cell for addressing and resolving such issues. The call centres would function on all days starting from morning 6 am till night 10 pm. The contant numbers of Call centres are given below:-
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