President Vladimir Putin spoke about increasing payments for the birth of children.
Today Vladimir Putin held a meeting on social and economic issues. During the meeting, the president announced the extension of the maternity capital program and an increase in payments.
During the meeting, Vladimir Putin paid special attention to supporting the income of families with children. The President announced the extension of the maternity capital program until the end of 2026.
“The main task of state support is to minimize the threat of poverty for Russian families and for those who are just being born and who are raising children.“, the head of state said.
The head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov, in turn, announced an increase in payments from next year.
“The maternity capital will also be increased. Thus, in 2023, its amount for the first child will increase to almost 590 thousand rubles. For the second child, it will amount to almost 780 thousand‘, said the politician.
The state will also provide support for children in needy families. According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, 1.6 trillion rubles will be allocated for benefits in the new year, writes RIA Novosti.