Putin promised to discuss with the government the increase of salaries of state employees


Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to discuss with the government the issues of increasing the salaries of state employees. The head of state said at a meeting of the Commission on monitoring of achievement of target indicators socially-economic development set by the President in the may Executive orders four years ago, reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

“In the near future with colleagues from the government will discuss questions of increase of wages of workers of budgetary sphere”, — Putin said.

He added that “tomorrow the Council will talk about additional measures on escalating of volumes of housing construction, increasing its accessibility to citizens.”

May 10, “Kommersant” reported that the Ministry of economic development in the revised draft of the macroeconomic forecast for 2016-2019 proposed to limit the population’s real income at time of exit from the crisis by 2.8% in 2016 and 0.3% in 2017. the project involves the limitation of wage growth in the current and 2017 years, followed by compensation in 2018-2019 speeds and the reduction in real pensions in 2016-m to year by 4.8%, in 2017 — 2%.

According to the Ministry of economic development, the reduction in income will be accompanied by accelerating investment growth from 3.8% in 2017 to 7.1% in 2019.

The plan of the Ministry, according to “Kommersant”, is an alternative to the proposals of the social block of the government to restart growth model 2011-2013, based on the support of domestic demand, income growth in the public sector.

In June 2015 the government has agreed to the deduction of expenses associated with the remuneration of public sector employees in the framework of the may decrees of the President, at the 2015 level of ODA.