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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.