<b>Voice Operated Home Automation for Senior Citizens</b> Home automation is the way of automating the routine activities and the activities which require physical effort. Though much of the effort into automation systems development has been put into reducing the physical effort and automating home management systems, there is only very limited effort has been put in development of home automation systems which will aid and assist senior citizens. So in this study, a simple ON OFF activity is voice automated and is much focused on aiding senior citizens, because this simple action is most common and effort taking in many senses. The automation system developed has been designed to have a hand held device as well which has a built in microphone system which can be used to say commands without the need to move to the switch board. Home Automation, Voice Control, Smart Home, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless Communication. 19-26 Issue-1 Volume-3 V. Ram Kumar