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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has launched scheme namely Senior Able Citizen for Re-employment in Dignity (SACRED) for the purpose of bringing the employment seeker senior citizens through SACRED portal.

  • 4527 Senior Citizens have registered on SACRED portal.
  • 63 Senior Citizens have applied through SACRED portal for employment from 16 states/UTs so far. State/UT-wise details of no. of senior citizens registered and applied under Senior Able Citizen for Re-employment in Dignity (SACRED) are given at Annexure.
  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing the scheme namely Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana (AVYAY) for welfare of senior citizens which has the following components/sub-schemes :
  1. Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens (IPSrC)
  2. State Action Plan for Senior Citizens (SAPSrC)
  3. Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)
  4. Senior Able Citizens for Re-employment in Dignity (SACRED)
  5. Action Groups Aimed at Social Reconstruction (AGRASR)
  6. Senior-care Ageing Growth Engine (SAGE)- Silver economy for Senior Citizens
  7. Elderline – National Helpline for Senior Citizen
  8. Channelizing the CSR fund for elderly care
  9. Training and capacity building for senior citizens.

Annexure

Annexure referred to part (a) in reply to the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2050 to be answered on 03.08.2022
State-wise details of number of senior citizens registered and applied under Senior Able Citizen for Re-employment in Dignity (SACRED) as on 01.08.2022
Sl. No State / UTs No. of senior citizens Registered on SACRED Portal No. of senior citizens Applied for employment on SACRED Portal
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 267 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 98 3
3 Arunachal Pradesh 40 0
4 Assam 26 0
5 Bihar 91 3
6 Chandigarh 17 0
7 Chhattishgarh 21 1
8 Dadar and Nagar Haveli 2 0
9 Daman and Diu 2 0
10 Delhi 340 4
11 Goa 13 0
12 Gujarat 102 1
13 Haryana 137 2
14 Himachal Pradesh 21 0
15 Jammu and Kashmir 18 0
16 Jharkhand 58 1
17 Karnataka 218 0
18 Kerala 421 5
19 Lakshadweep 7 0
20 Madhya Pradesh 126 2
21 Maharashtra 379 5
22 Manipur 4 0
23 Meghalaya 2 0
24 Mizoram 5 0
25 Nagaland 5 0
26 Odisha 59 1
27 Puducherry 6 0
28 Punjab 47 0
29 Rajasthan 61 2
30 Sikkim 2 0
31 Tamil Nadu 286 5
32 Telangana 137 3
33 Tripura 7 0
34 Uttarakhand 67 0
35 Uttar Pradesh 854 21
36 West Bengal 581 4
Total 4527 63

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Sushri Pratima Bhoumik in a written reply in Rajya Sabha

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