@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: Age Care India celebrated it’s Annual Elders Day by Honouring Senior Citizen and giving Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award to Padma Vibhushan, Shri K. Parasaran, Eminent Jurist and Former Attorney General of India. This award was conferred to him by Chief Guest, Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu.
Shri N.N.Vohra, Former Governor of Jammu & Kashmir was Guest of Honour.
President of Age Care India, Padam Shri D.R.Kaarthikeyan alongwith Vice President, S.C. Goyal & General Secretary, Sandeeip Goel and Past President, JC Batra welcomed the dignitaries and shared the Dias with them.
D. R. Kaarthikeyan ji told about the activities of AGE CARE INDIA ie health check up camps, seminars addressing various problems of Elderly people, entertainment of Elders by picnic, their councelling and many more welfare programmes.
M. Venkaiah Naidu ji in his address told to take care and respect of Elderly. He said that though there are various Govt. Schemes for elderly, but society and NGO’s like Age Care India are to support and help Govt. for this cause. He said that in school curriculum, there used to be Moral Science. But, now only science is there without Moral. New education policy under draft may include this.
N.N. Vohra, Guest of Honour praised K. Parasaran ji, the Awardee and said him being the most deserved person for this award.
K. Parasaran ji very humbly accepted the award.
D.R. Kaarthikeyan told that he is 92 yrs old and still very active.
Sandeeip Goel told that he is called Bhishm Pitamah of Indian Law.
Vice President, S.C. Goyal told that this programme is successful due to support from Treasurer, S.N.Aggarwal, Secretaries- C.S.Shukla,G.K. Anand,Office Executive, Meenakshi Sobti, Social Worker Gaurav Gupta.
Sandeeip Goel said Words of Thanks in the end and asked all for musical programme and Lunch after that for all members and guests.