Balurghat district police launch Pronam project for elderly residents
| Friday | 14th February, 2020
BALURGHAT: With the aim to assist and help elderly people under Balurghat civic areas, district police on Friday launched the community development project 'Pronam' at Balurghat police station.
District police chief Debarshi Dutta said that around 30 percent of the town's elderly persons have been residing alone and facing serious concerns related to their safety, security and health.
"We have launched the project Pronam for elderly people who are living alone under Balurghat civic areas covering all 25 wards.
According to him, the elderly people can avail Night Cluster Helpline by calling up the respective numbers at night from 10 pm to 5 am.
The cops will visit them in their houses once an elderly person is registered under the project.