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Q.6:- What programmes has the government adopted to help the elderly people and poor and destitute women?

 

Answer



National Social Assistance programme is one of the programme started by government to help the elderly people and poor and destitute women This programme targets elderly people, widows and the poor and destitute women who are alone and have no one to take care of them. Under this programme, these targeted people are given pension to sustain their livelihood.