Senior Citizens Amendment Bill News
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that his government is against National Register of Citizens (NRC) and will not implement it in the state, while addressing a public meeting in Kadapa district on Monday (December 23). Andhra Pradesh is now the latest entry to those states which have opposed the latest Citizenship Amendment Act.
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was introduced by Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot. The Bill seeks to amend the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. It provides for the registration of senior citizens care homes and home-care service agencies and minimum standards for senior citizen care homes.