CEO HelpAge India calls on LG Ladakh, apprises of ongoing projects

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HelpAge India, Rohit Prasad and Mission Head, Dr Imtiaz Ahmed, called on Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh RK Mathur, in New Delhi.
CEO HelpAge India informed the LG about their various ongoing projects and works for the benefit of the elderly in Ladakh. They discussed universal coverage of social security schemes to all the elderly persons; state policy for older persons; Long-Term Care (LTC)/Home care programme for the elderly on policy level by the state Government; value education to school-going children and providing training to family caregivers of the elderly under the inter-generational programme and implementation of National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE) as a part of the strengthening of the health care system.
Meanwhile, another delegation from the Embassy of Iceland led by the Ambassador of Iceland to India, Gudni Bragason met LG Mathur and congratulated him on the commencement of the first geothermal project in India at Puga in collaboration with Iceland GeoSurvey (ISOR) and Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).