initiative to help - add life to years
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Mumbai Police

Mumbai Police (1090), Dignity Foundation (23898078), Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust , Mumbai (1298) & many other Organizations have given Help Lines for Senior Citizens.Large number of Associations Of Senior Citizens have come up in all areas, giving opportunities to express & share one's views, get knowledge about various facilities available, get entertainment, group support etc.

All India Senior Citizens Confederation, Help Age, Dignity Foundation, Harmony Foundation and many others are doing Yemen service to Senior Citizens and fight for their cause & welfare. Each Association must endeavor to do their best to serve senior citizens & citizens of their area. They should pursue their Municipal authorities to provide Day Care & Physio Therapy Centres in their area. They should pursue with local Public & Private Sector Undertakings to provide various facilities for Senior Citizens through their CSR/PPP funds. They should also help BPL Senior Citizens to get IGNOAP & other benefits.

Protection of Life & Property of Senior Citizens :

Each Police Commissioner/ Police Station has been instructed to take all necessary steps for protection of life & property of Senior Citizens. In city like Mumbai, where very large number of Senior Citizens reside alone at different places and where crime rate is quite high, it will be surprising to know that Mumbai Police reaches for help of all kinds to Senior Citizens within 2 minutes or maximum 7 minutes of your call on their Help Line 1090 or 100. This is what Shri D.Sivanandan, Mumbai Police Commissioner said in the function for inauguration of One more Help Line 1298 for Mumbai`s Senior Citizens by Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust on 10-5-10. Mumbai Police has provided 690 Motor Cycles of high speed and 400 vehicles fitted with GIS GPS facility with efficient net work of telephones etc, which enable police to reach the spot within 2 minutes and maximum 7 minutes.

Senior Citizens can also call Police for help for any such emergencies like :

When they urgently require help of Medical Professionals,

When they face situations that involve physical violence or pose a risk to their lives from outsiders or family members,

When they need counseling to quell their feeling of despair & loneliness.

Senior Citizens should get themselves registered on line on or or on 1090 or by going to nearer Police Stations. All personal information will be kept confidential. They should also get their domestic servants, security guards of the Society, Milk/Newspaper suppliers etc also registered for better & quicker service by Police. Such registration is not compulsory for use of toll-free Help Line 1090 or 100. Help Line is a special service for Senior Citizens that will take care of physical & mental care of all Senior Citizens at all time for 24/7.