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Academy of Senior Citizens for Research and Education (ASCRE)
Address
3, Yash Apartments
14, Mayur Colony
Kothrud, Pune - 411 029
Maharashtra, IN 
Tel
91-020-4455503 
Fax
91-020-532502 
Email
desmk@pn2.vsnl.net.in 
Website
 
Karmayogi
Prof. Dr. Shashikant Karandikar  
Language
English 
Org. Type
National level NGO 
Activity Sectors
Aged, Development(General), Education, Health, Women's issues 
Budget (Rs.)
Upto One Lakh (0 - 100000) 
Staff
Full time : 0 / Part time : 5 
Summary
The ASCRE provides services to elderly people; conducts research; organises educational programmes and publishes required material. 

 

PROJECTS :

Graceful Ageing of Elderly Women
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Academy of Senior Citizens for Research and Education
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Maharashtra 
Activity Sector(s)
Women's issues, Development(General) 
Budget (Rs.)
0-100000
Duration
01/03/1998-30/09/1998
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
The objective of the project was to determine factors contributing to graceful ageing in women in our urban middle class situation. This was achieved through a survey carried out which included collection of required information through questionnaire prepared by some trained elderly women. The statistical analysis is being carried out with the help of statistician and report would be prepared in next few months.
Language(s)
English (EN)

Economics of the elderly
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Academy of Senior Citizens for Research and Education
Funding Organization
Academy of Senior Citizens, DSK Foundation
Region Covered
Maharashtra 
Activity Sector(s)
Health, Economics and Finance 
Budget (Rs.)
100000-500000
Duration
01/04/1998-31/12/1999
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
The main objectives of the project are studying financial provisions made by the elderly middle class persons for health care expenditure, study of rearrangements being made for management of assets in new, changed circumstances and payment systems being used by the elderly currently and acceptance of the new modes. These studies will be carried out through a survey done using questionnaire covering personal information, health status and financial information.
Language(s)
English (EN)

Development of electronic/IT-based assistive technologies for the elderly
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Academy of Senior Citizens for Research and Education
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Maharashtra 
Activity Sector(s)
Health, Disability, Development(General) 
Budget (Rs.)
2500000-10000000
Duration
01/03/1998-31/12/2000
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
The main objectives of the project are to use technologies for improving the quality of life of the disabled elderly and making them more productive, offering safety and security to the extra vulnerable segment of the society. It aims at introducing various technologies like speaker recognition technology for security application and speech recognition technology for convenient appliance control.
Language(s)
English (EN)