The Madhya Pradesh Government has set up a “Senior Citizen Commission” to look into the problems of the elderly in the State.
The decision to set up the commission was taken during a Cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan yesterday, an official release said.
Chouhan, at a meeting of old people at his house in April this year, had announced to set up a commission for them and the Cabinet had yesterday approved it.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra said the commission would comprise one Chairman and four members.
He said the commission will after a look at the problems of the senior people of the State, and produce an ideal proforma for old persons’ policy for the welfare and solution of their problems.