Medvedev was going to stimulate the birth of the firstborn

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev in the annual report of the government before deputies of the state Duma said that to encourage the birth of the firstborn in families is a key challenge. About it the correspondent “”.

According to him, the government needs to think about methods that you can implement such incentives. “We need to encourage that the rate of [population growth] was 2, we need to think about saving in a particular form of the program of the parent capital, and on stimulation of birth not only the second and third children because we plus or minus learned how to do” — said Medvedev.

The task, according to the head of the government, along with regional programs that will achieve new financial and organisational tool, including issue of land.

In December 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law freezing the size of the parent capital until January 1, 2020. In October of the same year, to pause the annual indexation of the parent capital “due to the financial and economic situation in the country” offered the Ministry of labor.