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Ageing is a triumph of development. Increasing longevity is one of humanity’s greatest achievements. People live longer because of improved nutrition, sanitation, advanced medical facilities, health care, education and economic well-being. The opportunities that this demographic shift presents are as endless as the contributions that a socially and economically active, secure and healthy ageing population can bring to society.The social and economic implications of ageing are profound, extending far beyond the individual older person and the immediate family, touching broader society and the entire community in unprecedented ways. Opportunities come with challenges; however, population ageing presents social, economic and cultural challenges to individuals, families, societies and the global community as well.
The objective of Old Age schemes is to tackle these challenges and to improve the quality of life for the Older Persons by providing them basic amenities like shelter, food, Health care to ensure that the resident old age people live with respect and dignity in a secure environment and surroundings.


Directorate of Social Security

32/84, Officers Flat,New Punaichak, Bailey Road Patna, Bihar 800023.

Contact No.

Contact : 0612-2280373


Fax : 06122280372


Mail : dirssdd-bih@nic.in