Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007


The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment undertook a study on ‘Functioning and Effectiveness of Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (MWPSC) Act, 2007’ during 2019.

Following are the extract of the findings of the Study:

S. No

Particulars

Percentage(%)

1.

Acceptance of application by Tribunals at one go

95.45%

2.

Status of Cases:

(a)

Cases ongoing at the tribunal level

96.66%

(b)

Cases in the process at conciliation level.

03.33%

3.

Cases settled in favour of petitioner

80.64%

4.

Satisfaction level of petitioners on the judgment of the Tribunal:

(a)

strongly agreed

41.90%

(b)

agreed

38.70%

(c)

not agree

19.34%

Thus, the Tribunals settled more than 80% of the cases in favour of the petitioners and more than 80% of the petitioners have shown their satisfaction to the orders of the Maintenance Tribunals.

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.


 
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