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New Delhi (India) Govt. plans to compile data on senior citizens

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The New Delhi Government is planning to to compile a comprehensive database of senior citizens in the Capital, with inputs from various organisations and agencies to initiate the process of issuing identity cards.

The chief minister of the state, Sheila Dikshit, made the announcement while presiding over a meeting of the State Council for senior citizens. The data would be collected from departments like the election office, Census office, Delhi Police, Social Welfare Department, elected representatives, NGOs and RWAs. The government has also decided to institute an award for the best-managed recreation centre for senior citizens.

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