KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal asserted that the incumbent government was effortful to create an enabling environment by utilizing the wealth of knowledge, skills, experience and wisdom of the senior citizens that could be the guidelines for running the State affairs.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The provisions stipulating the reservation of at least two seats for senior citizens in public motor vehicles by ensuring them at least 50 percent discount on the transport fare are yet to be implemented effectively.

BANKE, Nov 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal  has said that women, children, senior citizens as well as expecting and new mothers will be highly prioritized while distributing relief packages for the quake-affected people.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has decided to provide free health services to senior citizens residing in all 32 wards.

KALIKOT, Feb 1: Senior citizens are happy after learning that Tilagufa Municipality has started distributing social security allowances from the ward offices. Since many wards of Tilagufa Municipality are located in remote areas, it was very difficult for the beneficiaries of the social security allowances to go to the bank to collect the allowances. So happiness was reflected in the faces of the people when they were able to receive the allowances from their respective ward offices.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The government has planned to provide social security allowance to as high as 6 million citizens within the coming five years. As planned by the government, the social security would be doled out to senior citizens, Dalits, single women, physically challenged people, members from the endangered community and children from target class and areas.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Senior citizens living in Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) will get Rs 10,000 each as Dashain allowance. The LMC is going to carry out this plan so that senior citizens can celebrate the festival happily.

Senior citizens to get booster dose

December 9, 2021 11:20 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Ministry of Health and Population is to administer a booster dose of vaccine against coronavirus to senior citizens, who are already vaccinated with full-dose of the vaccine.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) has started inoculating people above the age of 70 with anti- pneumonia vaccine (PCV-13) at all the wards starting Sunday. The vaccination drive will continue till Wednesday, according to LMC officials.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Ncell Axiata Limited (previously Ncell Private Limited) has launched an attractive free SIM scheme bundled with attractive offers, focusing on senior citizens.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Ministry of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens is going to provide Rs 10,000 per month for the next three months to the senior people staying at various rehabilitation centers and elderly care homes across the country as a relief package.

KHOTANG, Oct 23: Barahapokhari Rural Municipality of Khotang district has been releasing social security allowance in the name of deceased senior citizens and widows, it has been learnt.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Shree Airlines will charge only Rs 500 for Nepali passengers who are 85 years of age in its domestic flight from September 29. The airlines stated that it will provide discount on airfare and fuel surcharge for Nepali passengers aged 85 or above.

539 senior citizens honored

June 25, 2019 09:30 am

PALPA, June 25: Altogether 539 senior citizens above the age of 75 were honored in Rambha Rural Municipality of Palpa district on Monday.

MYAGDI, June 9: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens have started the President Women Uplift Program in 30 districts, including Myagdi, from current fiscal year 2018/29.

KATHMANDU, June 8: A group of senior citizens which had been agitating for eight years at New Baneshwar area, putting forth various demands including the rise in the old age allowance, have wishfully terminated the strike, following the rise in allowance during the recent budget speech.

SALYAN, May 2: More than 2,500 senior citizens of Bangad Kupinde municipality of Salyan district have been affected in many ways as they are eagerly waiting for elderly citizen’s allowance for the past six months.

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KATHMANDU, April 14: The government today is announcing the national campaign for health insurance of senior citizens and opening of bank accounts of all Nepali on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2076 BS.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: A study has revealed that the senior citizens are compelled to live in old age home of late though they have the right to live at their home with respect and protection.

BHADRAPUR, Oct 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the next budget would increase the allowance to the senior citizens.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 1: A free service center for senior citizens has come into operation at Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Speakers at a program have laid emphasis on developing the experiences of the senior citizens as the national capital.