Increase in payments in May to receive 8.4 million retirees
In May, 8.4 million retirees will be indexed to 11% pensions.
This was stated by the Minister of Social Policy, Marina Lazebnaya, said the press service of the Ministry of Social Policy.
“In May, 8.4 million retirees will be indexed on 11% of the amount of pensions. In addition, at a minimum of 2100 UAH, the minimum pension will be increased for people whose insurance experience is 30 years for women and 35 for men, “said the report.
According to the Minister, the pension will increase on average by 260 hryvnia.
Lazebnaya noted that under difficult quarantine conditions, the government is fulfilling its obligations and strengthening social protection programs for the population, in particular by ensuring the growth of pensions.
As indicated, the corresponding increases are provided for by Resolution No. 251 of the Council of Ministers of April 1, 2020 “Certain problems linked to the increase in pensions and the provision of social support to certain categories of the population in 2020” .
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The funds for the payment of increased pensions are provided for in the amendments to the Ukrainian law on the Ukrainian state budget for 2020, which were adopted on April 13, 2020.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru