In Russia may introduce a new allowance for single mothers

the national parents ‘ Committee (NRC) proposes to introduce a temporary additional allowance for single mothers and fathers who raise children alone. This proposal was submitted to the state Duma and the government, told RT the Chairman of the RNC Irina Volynets.

“I Ask you to provide a monthly allowance to single mothers and fathers-single by the end of this year the rate of not less than two subsistence minimums per family member,” — said in a statement sent to legislators and to the government.

With all the current benefits for this group of parents must be preserved in full. This will help lone parents in the difficult conditions of a pandemic. The government is already providing assistance to families with children of all ages — provided benefits, but lone parents remain a vulnerable social group, said Volynets.

According to the labor Ministry, a lump sum in 10 thousand RUB. for children from 3 to 16 years is already listed for 19.8 million children. Increased the minimum allowance for child care up to six years: monthly payment 540 thousand families will be 6 752 RUB.

for low-income families from June 1 began monthly payments for children from three to seven years. For benefits you can apply remotely, without collecting additional information. Payments on half of the minimum subsistence level for a child now get the parents more than 688 thousand children, said Katkov.

If both parents remained without work, these families are provided with additional assistance. About 280 thousand unemployed citizens already receive extra pay for 3 thousand RUB 450 thousand minor children.