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Delhi Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules,2009

 

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Delhi Maintenance and welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules,2009

Delhi Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules,2009


List of District Maintenance Tribunal Officers

The Government of Delhi has notified and set up eleven Maintenance Tribunals and Appellate Tribunals in all  Districts of Delhi to exercise the powers and discharge the functions conferred under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act,2007.Maintenance Tribunals in each district is headed by A.D.M.s as the Presiding Officers/Chairperson along with two Non-official Members one of whom is female.Appellate Tribunal in each district is headed by Dy.Commissioners (Revenue) as the Chairpersons along with two  Non-official Members one of whom is female.

The Deputy Commissioner under Rule 21 have been empowered to ensure life and property of senior citizen, oversee he work of Maintenance and Appellate Tribunals, monitoring of old age homes, liasioning/coordination issues, awareness generation, sensitization etc.

Action Plan for the protection of life and property of senior citizen drawn up under Rule 22, wherein the plice officer is required to take action.

S.No

Name of the Districts
Address
Tel.No.
1
North
Additional District Magistrate, 1-Kripa Narain Marg, Delhi-110 054.

23968716

2
Central
Additional District Magistrate, Old Employment Exchange Building, Daryaganj, Delhi.

 

23284932

23282075

3
South
Additional District Magistrate M.B. Road (Near Anupam Apartment), Saket, N.D.-68. 29535774

 

 

 

22685503

4
New Delhi
Additional District Magistrate 12/1, Jam Nagar House, Shahjahan Road, N.D.-1.
23071144
5
South West
Additional District Magistrate Old Terminal Tax Bldg. Kapashera, New Delhi-37.

25069488 (Ext.12)

25066416

6
West
Additional District Magistrate  Old Middle School Bldg., Rampura, Delhi-110035.
27151541
7
North East
Additional District Magistrate DSIDC Complex, Nand Nagri, Delhi.

22115490

22115513

8
East
Additional District Magistrate  L.M. Bundh, Kishan Kunj, Delhi.

22047073

22457227 (FAX)

9
North West
Additional District Magistrate (Northwest) Village Kanjhawala, Delhi-81.

25953786

 

District wise addresses of Appellate Tribunals

S.No

Name of the Districts

Day

Address 

Tel.No.

1

North

Wednesday & Friday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. 1-Kripa Narain Marg, Delhi-110005

23968716

2

Central

Tuesday & Thursday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. Old Employment Exchange Building, Daryaganj Delhi-110002

23284932

23282075

3

South

Tuesday & Thursday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. M.B.Road (Near Anupam Apartment)Saket, New Delhi-68

29535774

26855031

4

New Delhi

Monday & Wednesday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. 12/1, Jam Nagar House, Shahjahan Road New Delhi-1

23071144

5

South West

Wednesday & Friday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. Old Terminal Tax Building,Kapashera,New Delhi -37

25069488(Ext.12)

25066416

6

West

Tuesday & Thursday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. Old Middle School Building, Rampura, Delhi-35

27151541

7

North East

Tuesday & Thursday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. DSIDC Complex, Nand Nagri, Delhi -92

22115490

22115513

8

East

Wednesday & Friday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. L.M. Bundh, Kishan Kunj, Delhi

22047073

22457227

9

North West

Wednesday & Friday

Dy. Commissioner, Revenue Deptt. Village Kanjhawala, Delhi-81

25953786

 

STATE COUNCIL FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

 

State Council for senior citizens has been constituted to excersice powers conferred by Rule 23 of the Delhi Maintenance and Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens (Amendent) Rule, 2010.

Sitting Allowance of Rs.1000/- to each Non-Official Members of the State Council for Senior Citizens has been approved.

 

Non Statutory Institutions/Old Age Homes in Delhi

 

The Deptt. of Social Welfare is running two old age homes, one at Bindapur and other at Lampur. The following services are  provided at the Old Age Homes which are as under:

  • ·         Free boarding/lodging at the state run Old Age Homes for free seats.
  • ·         Medical care & Counseling.
  • ·         Recreational facilities and Rehabilitation programme.

 

Eligibility Criteria:-  Admission in the institution is open to destitute Old and Infirm Person:-

  • ·         Who are in the age group of 60 years and above.
  • ·         Who have none to support or maintain them.
  • ·         Who are not suffering from any infectious/communicable disease.
  • ·         Who are residents of Union Territory of Delhi.

 

1. Old Age Home at Bindapur : Old Age Home which was situated at Tilak Vihar, was now shifted to Bindapur is being run departmentally by the Department of Social Welfare. Total capacity of the Home is 50 persons. There are 11 employees working in the Home under the control of Superintendent. Government is providing free of cost boarding, lodging and medical facilities. There is one First-Aid Centre in the Home. One part-time Doctor and one Nurse are working in the Home. In case of need for medical check-up and medical facilities, the old age persons are referred to the nearby Government Hospital. Admission of the Old Age Home is open to destitute old and infirm persons who are in the age group of 60 yrs and above and not suffering from any communicable disease. The admission committee comprising of Dy. Director (SS), Concerned District Social Welfare Officer, Sr. Account Officer and Supdt. of the concerned Home decide upon the cases for admission.

2. Old Age Home at Lampur : Old Age Home at Lampur has been established in a Government building. At present, there are 25 inmates only. There are 09 employees working in the Home, which includes part-time Doctor, Nurse and Programme Manager. The Home is being run by the Government in collaboration with NGO namely, Delhi Brotherhood Society. The Government has signed an Agreement with the NGO in September, 2009. As per the Agreement, 50% of the seats will be from the Government nominees and 50% paid seats. The Government is providing grants to NGO towards recurring and non-recurring expenditure in respect of persons recommended by the Government (free seats). For admission in the Home, an Admission Committee has been constituted. The Committee is headed by Deputy Director (Social Security) of the Social Welfare Department, which includes also the Project Manager of the NGO Society and the District Social Welfare Officer (North West-II). 

MAINTENANCE AND WELFARE OF PARENTS AND SENIOR CITIZENS ACT,2007:-  The Government of Delhi has notified and set up Maintenance Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal in all eleven Districts of Delhi to exercise the powers and discharge the functions conferred under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. Under this Act any senior Citizen or parent  who is unable to maintain himself or who’s children are not maintaining him/her from his own earning or out of property owned by him, shall be entitled to make an application against their children for Maintenance.

(a) Under the act Rules framed there under the Delhi Rules under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Sr. Citizens Act were originally framed in 2009 and further Amended in  2010.

(b) Maintenance Tribunal in each district headed by A.D.M.s as the Presiding Officer/ Chairperson along with  two Non-Official Members one of whom  is female. 

 (c)Appellate Tribunal in each district headed by Dy. Commissioners (Revenue) as the Chairpersons along with  two Non-Official Members, one of whom  is a female. 

 (d)The Deputy Commissioners under Rule 21 have been empowered to ensure Life and Property of Senior Citizens.

 (e) Action Plan for the protection of Life And Property of Senior Citizens drawn up under Rule 22, Wherein the Police Officer is required to take action in case of complaint.

  (f)  The statistics of the cases in all eleven Maintenance Tribunals as is as follows:

 

Institution, Disposal & Pendency of Claims in all  Eleven Maintenance Tribunals:-

 

  •  

Total Instituted during the year

Total disposed during the year

Total pending at the end of the year

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

110 +42=152

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

131 + 39 =170

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

246 +40 =286

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

255 + 71 =326

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  1.  

        SERVICES PROVIDED AT THE OLD AGE HOMES

(a) Free boarding/ lodging/food at the state run old age homes for free seats.

(b) Medical Care & Counseling.

(c) Recreational facilities and Rehabilitation programme.

       As per section 19(1) of the ‘Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 under the chapter III of Parents and Senior Citizens Act,2007’ under the Chapter III of the Act, the State Govt. has to establish and maintain at least one old age home in each District. Accordingly efforts are being made to acquire land for construction of Old Age Homes.

         Department of Social Welfare has taken possession of land at Chitranjan Park, Rohini, Kanti Nagar, Paschim Vihar, Krishna Nagar, Wazirpur and Chatterpur. Possession of land is in process at Janakpuri, Sarita Vihar, Shakurbasti and Vasant Kunj.

        Govt. has laid the foundation stone for construction of Old Age Home at Chatterpur and laying of foundation stone for Old Age Home at Kanti Nagar is in the offing.

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  1. Rule 21 and 22 of the Delhi Senior citizenship act is not among the rules however talked by your notes. please provide complete rules

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