INTEGRATED PROGRAMME FOR OLDER PERSONS

Implementation of Central Sector Scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to improve the quality of life of the Older Persons (Central  Government ) 

 

  The main objective of the Scheme is to improve the quality of life of the Older Persons by providing basic amenities like shelter, food, medical care and entertainment opportunities and by encouraging productive and active ageing through providing support for capacity building of Government / Non-Governmental Organizations / Panchayati Raj Institutions / local bodies and the Community at large.

 

INTEGRATED PROGRAMME FOR  OLDER  PERSONS

 

                        The Integrated  Programme  for  Older  Persons   (IPOP)  is    a  Central Sector Scheme  implemented  by Ministry  of   Social  Justice  and   Empowerment,   New Delhi.    The  main  objective  of  the   Scheme  is  to  improve tje   quality   of   life  of  the  Older  Persons  by  providing  basic   amenities  like   shelter,  food,  medical   care  and   entertainment  opportunities  and  by  enfouraging  productive  and   active   ageing  through   providing  support  for   capacity   building   of    Government/  Non-Governmental  Organizations/   Panchayat   Raj  Institutions/  Local   Bodies   and    the    Community   at   large.

 

OBJECTIVES :

 

            The   assistance  under  the   scheme  is  given  to  NGOs/  other  organizations  mentioned  above  for  the  following  purposes :

i)               Programmes   catering  to  the  basic  needs  of  Older  Persons  particularly   Food,    Shelter  and    Health  Care  to  the   destitute   elderly.

ii)             Programmes  to  build  and   strengthen   intergenerational   relationships   particularly   between   children/  youth  and   Older Persons.

iii)            Programmes  for   encouraging   Active  and  Productive   Ageing.

iv)           Programmes  for   providing   Institutional   as   well   as   Non-Institutional   Care/  Services  to  Older   Persons.

v)            Research,   Advocacy  and   Awareness  Building  Programmes   in  the   field  of   Ageing  ;  and

vi)           Any  other  programmes  in   the  best   interest  of  Older  Persons.

 

ELIGIBILITY  CRITERIA

 

  • NGO should be registered society / Public Trust with appropriate society bye-laws/ aims & objects clearly defined in the memorandum and managed by its own members on democratic principles.
  • The organisation shall have a properly constituted managing body with powers, duties and responsibilities clearly defined and laid down in a written Constitution. It shall have an appropriate administrative structure and duly constituted managing/ executive committee.
  • Should have atleast 2 years work experience in the field of related service.
  • Should not be run for profit with proven credentials and capabilities to handle such projects.

 

For the year 2016-17, 81 proposals have been forwarded by the Grant-in-aid Committee during the meeting held on 07.09.2017. A sum of Rs. 733 lakhs has been sanctioned for 81 institutions by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Out of the 81 proposals, sanction order copy has been sent to 41 institutions.

 

Programmes Admissible for Assistance Under the Scheme :

 

Sl.

No.

Programme Name

Category of service

Minimum No. of beneficiaries

Recurring &  Non recurring Assistance provided

1.

Maintenance of Old Age Home

provide food, care and shelter for

25 destitute older persons

Rs.11,46,500/- for Y category cites and  Rs. 11,34,500/- for category.

2.

Maintenance of Respite Care Homes and Continuous Care Homes (by NGOs who have a credible track record in running old age homes for minimum 150 beneficiaries.

who live in old age homes but are seriously ill who require continuous nursing care and respite.

25 older persons.

Rs.12,26,800/- for Y category cites and Rs. 12,14,800/- for category.

3.

Running of Multi service centres for older persons

provide day care, educational and entertainment  opportunities , health care, peer interaction, entertainment  and companionship, spiritual and religious programmes.

50 older persons.

Rs.7,25,800/- for Y category cites and Rs. 7,22,200/- for category.

4.

Maintenance of Mobile Medicare Units

provide medical care to older persons living in rural and isolated and backward areas.

 

Rs.11,07,600/- for category

5.

Running of Day Care Centres for Alzheimer’s Disease / Dementia Patients.

provide specialised day care to the Alzheimer’s disease affected patients.

20 older person

Rs.14,09,200/- Y category cities and Rs.13,91,800/- for category.

6.

Multi Facility Care Centres for Older Widows

provide shelter, educational, occupational and entertainment, opportunities, health care, companionship to the widowed older women

50 older people.

Rs.17,15,200/- Y category cities and Rs.17,03,200/- for category.

7.

Physiotherapy clinics for Older persons

running physiotherapy clinics by recognised Charitable Hospitals / Nursing Homes / Medical Institutions / Colleges

50 older people.

Rs.13,42,400/- Y category cities and Rs.12,86,000/- for category.

8.

Regional Resource and Training Center

monitoring and providing technical support (viz., advocacy and net working, training and capacity bulding)

 

Rs.13,14,800/- Y category cities and Rs.12,86,000/- for category.

9.

Help Lines and Counselling for Older Persons

running and maintenance of help lines and counselling facilities for older persons.

 

Rs.9,81,000/- Y category cities and Rs.9,75,000/- for category.

10

Programme for sensitisation of School /  College Students

as name suggests

 

Rs.738,500/- for Y category.

11.

Awarness Projects for Older Persons

as name suggests

 

  • One programme- 1 minute programm in AIR is Rs.50,000/-. Broadcasting cost would be on actual street play.
  • street play one programme Rs.15,000/- per event.
  • workshops Rs.10,000/- per programme for 10 participants.

12.

Volunteers Bureau for Older Persons

as name suggest

 

Rs.2,75,400/- for Y category cities and Rs.2,74,200/- for Category.

13.

Formation of Senior Citizen Association/ Self Help Groups / Vridha Sanghas.

 

 

Rs.3,76,800/- for Y category cities and Rs.3,74,200/- for Category.

 

 

IPOP PROPOSAL FOR THE YEAR  2016 -17

S. No

Details of the Proposal

No of  Ongoing Proposals

No of New Proposal

1

Old Age Homes

45

3

2

Respect Care Homes

0

2

3

Multiservice centre for Older Persons

12

0

4

Mobile Medicare Units

4

1

5

Day Care Centre for Older Persons with Dementia

1

3

6

Multi Facility for Older Widowed

1

2

7

Physiotheraphic Clinic

1

3

8

Regional Resource Training Centre

0

1

9

Sensitising Programme for Children

0

1

10

Helpline And Counselling Centres

0

1

 

Total        =

64

17

 

 

 

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