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Varishta Nagrik Kalyan Yojana: Goa


The objective of this scheme is to provide one-time financial support as GIA to the associations working for the welfare of senior citizens.


  • Any registered association of Senior Citizens engaged in the promotion of Welfare of Senior Citizens.
  • The association should be registered under Societies Registration Act, and being in force for at least three years prior to date of making an application under scheme.
  • Experience of 5 years in promotion of welfare of senior citizens in areas like running an Old Age Home or a Day Care Centre or Mobile Medicare Unit or Physio Therapy Centre.
  • Good reputation and Credentials.
  • Capable to mobilise community.
  • Networking with other institutions for optimum utilisation of resources.


                Grants shall be sanctioned for any of the following activities:

  • Extension/Renovation of existing Old Age Home or Day Care Centre.
  • Carrying out medical and health programmes, Curative and Preventive programmes addressed specifically to the needs of the elderly.
  • Conducting medical camps such as sight restoration through cataract surgery.
  • Establishment of Yoga and Meditation Centres.
  • Establishment of Destitute Rehabilitation Centres.
  • Upgradation of Physio Therapy Centre.

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