75 Years - Laws that Shaped India: Senior Citizens Act, 2007 | Episode - 05

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.

Ageing is the natural stage of human life. Though, it brings with it innumerable problems for the elderly people. As population becomes increasingly aged, Parliament of India enacted a historic and landmark law The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act (MWPSC), 2007 to ensure need based maintenance for parents and senior citizens and their welfare. Another episode in this unique series delves into its legislative journey and impact. It also discusses The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that amend the provisions of the 2007 Act in order to make it more contemporary and effective.

Guests:
1- Justice Gita Mittal, Former Chief Justice of J&K High Court
2- Rohit Prasad, CEO, HelpAge India

Guest Anchor: Hemant Batra

Producer: Bhawna Nayar

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