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How to get a Senior citizen's card?

senior citizen card

Administrative charge for issuing senior citizen's card has been given to Dignity Foundation and FESCOM - two NGOs who took the initiative to work for the issue of senior citizen's cards.

Ordinary Enquires only on 022-61381100 Monday to Friday 10.30 am to 1 pm only, at the contact numbers listed below.

Submit the following *attested* documents (2 copies) at any one of the authorized centres, mentioned below:

  • Fill out Rs 50 form in triplicate
  • Any one address proof (Ration card; Valid passport; Election card; Electricity bill or Telephone bill). The applicant should be resident of Maharashtra.
  • Any one age proof (Valid passport; PAN card; School leaving certificate or Age proof certificate from a Government Hospital)
  • Any one Birth proof (have to above 60 years old)
  • In case of name change for women, submit marriage certificate
  • 3 stamp size photographs (Attach two photographs on the white form and one on the pink form)
  • Letter from doctor showing ailments if any, medication in use/ allergic to.
  • Report from pathologist showing blood group.
  • Original documents should be brought for verification.
  • It will take approximately 60 days to 90 days from the day of submission of application for getting ID.

Authorized centres in Mumbai

Centre address Contact person Contact
DIGNITY FOUNDATION, Opposite Lamington Road police station Mr. Latif Shaikh 9819639781
Association for Senior Citizens, MIG Colony, Adarsh Nagar, Worli Mr. Vijay Kapoor 9833049549/ 24225234/ 32970063
Ashirwad Charitable Trust, Abhyuday Nagar, Kalachowki Mr. Umesh Yewale 9920323251
St. Paul Church, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Dadar (E) Mrs. Alka Bandekar/ Swati 9892861488/  9969826055
Jeevan Jyot, Opp. Wadala Telephone Exchange, Dadar (E) Mr. HK Savla 9869064000/ 24125848/ 24153453
MATUNGA GUJARATI SEVA MANDAL, Telang Road, Matunga CR Mr Gangjibhai Dedhia 9833498128/ 24023872/ 24099104
Brahman Seva Mandal, Bhawani Shankar Road, Dadar (W) Mr. Anand Ukidwe 9869442033
St. Michaels Church, Mahim (W) Mr. Vinod Naronha 9821028277/ 24446632

Authorized centres in Central suburbs of Mumbai

Centre address Contact person Contact
ADAPT National Job Centre, Behind St. Gregorios High School, Chembur (E) Mr. Joaquim D'souza 9819129269/ 25203873
Shri Ghatkopar Brahman Samaj Chowk, MG Road, Ghatkopar (E) Mr. Kishore Pandya 9892325193/ 25010946
DIGNITY LION ID CARD CENTRE, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar (W) Mr. AB Nair 9322712888/ 25007915
SWAMI SHANTI PRAKASH SEVA KENDRA, Opp. Mulund Darshan Society Mr. V. Subramanian 9869467932/ 25633481

Authorized centres in western suburbs of Mumbai

Centre address Contact person Contact
THE BILLAWAR ASSOCIATION, Anand Nagar, Santacruz (E) Mr. Ramdas Mutty 9820023556/ 26101569/ 26176404
COSMOPOLITAN/ BARFIWALA SCHOOL, Near Versova Police Stn, DN Nagar, Andheri (W) Mr. Zahid Husain 9821427969
V Care Clinic, Vikram Petrol Pump, Juhu Versova Link Rd, Andheri (W) Mrs. Jasmin D'souza 9920303012
UNNAT NAGAR MAHILA MANDAL, Near Filmstan Studio, SV Road, Goregaon (W) Mrs. Manorama Mithel 9833247243/ 28724610
Our Lady Of Remedy Church, Poinsur, Kandivali (W) Mrs. Sushila Palicha 9820640673/ 28678166
Shree Krusangali Akurlimata Mandir, Akurli Road, Kandivali (E) Mr. Khakhar 9322266484/ 22995322
Shree Vardhman Jain Seva Kendra, Near Damodar Wadi, Kandivali (E) Mr. Khakhar 9322266484/ 22995322
MOUNT POISUR CHURCH, IC Church, Borivali (W) Mr. Joseph Fernandes 9969102123/  28933230
ROTARY CLUB OF MUMBAI BORIVALI (E), Behind Saibaba Mandir, Dahisar (E) Mr. Chatterjee 99706645659/ 28486710

Benefits of having a senior citizen's card:

  • Railway concession - 30% (60 years) and seperate counters for booking.
  • Maharashtra state transport concession- 50% (65 years) and travel in front row seat.
  • Air travel concession - 50% on basic fare only (65 years).
  • Some private hospitals discount - 30% (60 years).
  • Government Hospitals treatment free of cost - (60 years).
  • Banks give extra interest - 1/2% (60 years).
  • Post office investment upto Rs.15 lakh gives higher interest (60 years).
  • High court will give priority in hearing - (65 years).
  • Maharashtra professional tax - 100% exemption (65 years).
  • MTNL - 25% discount on monthly rent - (65 years).
  • Local trains/ best buses have reserved sitting.
  • Income tax relief. Also, senior citizens must get their refunds within 90 days of filing the returns.
  • Priority for giving ration (60 years) and also at a lower price
  • NGO's get financial assistance upto 90% of the project cost for building an old-age home.
  • Monthly pension to senior citizens by the state government.
 

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