18th November 2018
The ILC-I awards are a salute to the dynamism and enterprising spirit of senior citizens ‘organizations, older individuals and other stakeholders advocating the noble cause of senior citizens and are given annually.
ILC-India is committed to recognizing all those who work for the cause of senior citizens for which the ILC-I Awards have been instituted since 2010.
The ILC-I Awards 2018 were held on the 18th of November 2018, at the Auditorium, New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Paud Road, Pune.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. K.Venkatesham, Commissioner of Police, Pune.
The Special Guest on this occasion was Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission and Hon. Director of ILC-I.
The Guest of Honour was Prof. Dr. Shivajirao Kadam, Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.
The President of ILC-I, Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, the Chairman of ILC-I, Mr. Jayant Umranikar and Dr. K. H. Sancheti, Chairperson, ILC-I Selection Awards Committee were the other dignitaries on the dais.
Under the aegis of the ILC-I Awards, the late Shri B. G. Deshmukh Award for “Promoting Qualitative Excellence in Ageing” were given to three senior citizens’ organisations for excellent work done for the well-being and development of senior citizens in particular and of society in general and to four individual senior citizens over the age of 70 years for commendable work done by them in their lifetime.
Professor Julie Byles, Head of ILC-Australia presents on ‘Healthy Ageing at very old ages – perspectives of women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, at the 53rd Annual Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference in 2020.
29th January 2021
After a successful first edition in 2019, almost one hundred participants (ranging from 50 to 74 years) started on 14 January 2021 with the free learning program Silver Starters, which was developed by Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and Aegon. In 12 weeks, the participants will lay the foundation for converting their idea into their own company through online learning and coaching.
15th January 2021
On the last day of 2020, the 300th story milestone was accomplished and published on Wij & corona (translated into Us & corona). On this Dutch story platform experiences of older people during these trying corona times are shared. With this we give the voice of seniors a stage and support and inspire each other! For example, Willem (71) tells how he tries to stay fit at home and Maarten (77), who is a heart patient and must be extra careful.
1st January 2021