Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday visited Astha Nikunj Siyan Vatika, a centre sheltering senior citizens in Dharampura of Jagdalpur city, and enquired about their well-being.
Baghel took blessings from the elderly here for the well-being, safety, and prosperity of the people of the state. On the occasion, the Chief Minister also inaugurated 'Physiotherapy Center' established with the assistance of the District Red Cross Society keeping in view the specific physical needs of the senior citizens residing in this old-age home operated by the Social Welfare Department. Old-age people residing in the vicinity of this center can also avail benefits of physiotherapy services here.
Besides, the Chief Minister also flagged off the "Physiotherapy on Wheels" service operated with the assistance of the Red Cross Society, which aims to provide physiotherapy services to the senior citizens and needy people across the district at their doorstep.
Meanwhile, Astha Nikunj Siyan Vatika old age home is been operated at Dharampura-01 in Jagdalpur from July 1998 in joint collaboration with the Social Welfare Department and Red Cross Society. The old age home is currently providing shelter to as many as 15 destitute widows.