Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen, Uma Regmi, has said that senior citizens should not face problems in their later life.
After monitoring the Social Welfare Old-Age Home at Devghat operated by Devghat Area Development Committee today, Minister Regmi opined that senior citizens should be respected.
She shared, "The government is serious to making the old-age home systematic and to increase service and facility provided to the senior citizens."
Minister Regmi also urged the Old-Age Home Development Committee to move ahead collaborating with non-governmental organizations until it gets government assistance.
Similarly, Executive Director of the Old-Age Home Development Committee, Dhiran Babu Ghimire, briefed the Minister about the situation of the Old-Age Home.
A total of 38 elderly persons are now taking shelter at the Old-Age Home, operated since 2052 BS.
Source: National News Agency Nepal