MOSCOW, February 18. Support for regional employment programmes were included in the new action plan for the economy of the government of the Russian Federation.
Topilin: unemployment in Russia in 2016 could rise to 6%, or to 1.2 million people
This was reported to journalists by the Minister of labour and social security of Russia Maxim Topilin following the meeting of the RF government.
“First of all measures to stabilize the situation on the labour market. We have decided that we allocated to these subsidy programmes of the regions 3 billion, and a reserve of 7 billion. Total amount to 10 billion rubles”, – said Topilin.
Labor Minister also said that the Cabinet has reserved additional 5.5 billion rubles for the payment of unemployment benefits. “For we have not had any problems with support for the unemployed, we have provided a reservation of 5.5 billion rubles for the payment of benefits. This reserve. If need be, if the rate of growth of unemployment will be higher than they planned, then the reserve would be used”, – said Topilin.
Topilin: the re-indexation of pensions will be solved in the first half
Golodets: the socialist government will insist on the indexation of pensions in full
Kudrin considers unrealistic a re-indexing of pension in 2016
Additional indexation of pensions was included in the new action plan for the economy of the government of the Russian Federation for 2016, said the Minister.
“This event provided for in the plan. And we will have in June this year to submit a report to the government, according to the results of the right half we are going to offer. No size and timing (indexing) is specified,” – said Topilin, answering the question.
On maternity capital
According to the Minister, the measure on a partial use of mercapital for low-income families also included in the new plan for the economy. Discusses the possibility of monthly payments from these funds, said Maxim Topilin.
“While we continue to discuss the form of this support, there are proposals that this should be a monthly payment in certain sizes. Everything will depend on financial possibilities,” he said.
152 measures of perspective: the first step on the path to economic growth