for senior citizens Special Counters
Railway Ticket Booking
reservation counters are earmarked for Senior Citizens at
various PRS (Passenger Reservation System) Centres if the
average demand per shift is more than 120 tickets. The
position is reviewed from time to time for continuity of
this facility. (Vide office memo of Government of India,
Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), New Delhi, No.
96/TG-I/20/P dated 20.02.1996)
Income Tax Return
counters are marked for Senior Citizens at the time of
filing the income tax return. On the spot assessment: Person
must 65 years or above as on 31st March of the assessment
year, must be a pensioner and should come personally.
(Directorate of Income Tax, Government of India)
given to senior citizens while paying the
electricity/telephone bills as well as in the hospitals
in Chandigarh and Haryana.
In Punjab, the Government
provides priority to the senior citizens in paying the
electricity/telephone bills, reservation of bus seats and
separate OPD in the hospitals.
In Gujarat, all
civil hospitals have separate counters for
registration and separate queues for elderly.
In Delhi a separate counter has
been opened to facilitate the senior citizens for submission
of property tax bills.
(Vide circular No. A&C(PC)/SAU/PA(R)/IV-38/99-518
dated 24-6-99, Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Assessment &
Collection Department, Special Assessment Unit)