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 Q .
Which ministry has launched India's first Pan-India helpline for senior citizens named 'Elder Line'?
A)
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
B)
Ministry of Minority Affairs
C)
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
D)
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Note :

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched India’s first Pan-India helpline for senior citizens named ‘Elder Line’ for which the toll-free number is 14567. The platform will allow senior citizens to connect and share their concerns, get information and guidance on problems that they face on a day-to-day basis.
 
It will provide free information and guidance on pension issues, legal issues, extend emotional support, and even intervenes on the field in cases of abuse, and rescues the homeless elderly. Tata Trusts and NSE Foundation are the technical partners for “Elder Line”.

Published On : September 30, 2021