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Keeping in mind the rapid growth in aged population, Kerala state government is initiating a mass awareness program and preparing its offices and employees to become more 'senior citizen friendly'. The proportion of aged population in the state is rising fast and is expected to reach 20 percent in the next ten years. The awareness program, related to dealing with old persons, will be launched in all government, quasi and co-operative sector offices in the state on October 1, the International Day of Older Persons. The main objective of the initiative, to be implemented by the state Social Justice Department, is to create awareness about the need of protecting old persons and recognizing their contributions to the society. The proportion of aged population, which stood at 5...

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