Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: The Confederation of Pensioners’ Associations has been set up here with the objective of promoting the cause of pensioners’ and protecting their rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

The newly-set up confederation comprises eight organisations of retired employees. .

The convention held in this regard here recently, through a resolution, requested the government to extend the scope of medical attendance rules 1944, to pensioners and their families on humanitarian ground as they required the facility in the evening of their life. The National Pensioners’ Day will be observed jointly by the associations at Nalanda Auditorium, on December 17. C.R. Kurup is president and P.K. Gopalakrishnan general secretary of the confederation.