Funding Pattern of Scheme: The Centre will bear 75% of the total budget and the State Government will contribute 25% of the budget, for activities up to district level.
Brief Description: Keeping in view the recommendations made in the “National Policy on Older Persons” as well as the state’s obligation under the Maintenance & Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens Act 2007”, The MoHFW launched the NPHCE during the year 2010-11, in the 11th plan period, to address various health related problems of elderly people.
Beneficiaries & Eligibility Criteria: All elderly People (above 60 Years) in the country.
Types of Benefits: Free, Specialized health care facilities exclusively for the elderly people through the State health delivery system.
How to Avail Benefits The State Government/Union Territory should furnish programme Implementation plan in the prescribed format to avail the facility for implementation of the programme as per the guidelines and terms and conditions.
Division: Non-Communicable Division
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