Mishustin: entrepreneurs will receive subsidies for protection

social Entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations will receive subsidies by 20 billion rubles for the replenishment of personal protective equipment, said the head of the government Mikhail Mishustin on Thursday at a meeting with Ministers. This will help half a million enterprises with the total number of employees more than 1.5 million people.

Mishustin at the meeting said about the need to support small and medium enterprises and social NGOs, “which work with many clients.” This company and the organization of “physical culture and sport, hospitality, catering” and other industries.

According to the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor, all companies need to protect customers and their employees, the use of masks, gloves and disinfectant.

“the Replenishment of such stocks requires considerable expenses. In this regard, the government will render such aid and will allocate for these purposes 20 billion rubles in subsidies. Allocated funds will support about 500 thousand companies with a total workforce of more than 1.5 million people”.

To receive a subsidy, the entrepreneur can go to the tax office through the taxpayer’s personal account on the official website.

Earlier Mishustin signed a decree on the support of the Federal educational, scientific, and medical institutions in the amount of 15.8 billion rubles. Funds are allocated from reserve Fund of the government.

the money will help offset the reduced income of the institutions to pay staff salaries, cover the cost of utilities and upkeep of the property, and the costs associated with compliance with sanitary and epidemiological requirements.

According to the Ministry, the government spent about 3.3 trillion rubles for support of business and population. The main objective of anti-crisis measures — preservation of employment and enterprise support, taking pressure off of businesses to pay wages to employees and continueia work.