Pune: Home Minister Anil Deshmukh felicitated senior citizen Smt. Shantabai Pawar from pune whos video was gone viral few days back. In the video her hardworking nature to earn bread and butter for her family at this elderly age was seen and honoured.
Today when Home minister was on a visit to pune. He honored Shantabai by giving her Rs. 1 lakh and a sari-choli. The program was held at the house of MLA Chetan Tupe. Where he was the Chief guest.
During this program Home Minister Deshmukh said, Aji (Grani) works to run the family even at this older age. Which is very inspirational. She will also be given due help from other government schemes.
Senior citizens are assisted through the ‘Trust Cell’ of the Pune Police Commissionerate, so far more than 15,000 senior citizens have been assisted in various ways. Deshmukh also said that efforts would be made to provide more help through the police department for Senior Citizens.