Golikova has told about plans to abandon the point of the pension system

Golikova has told about plans to abandon the point of the pension system

KHABAROVSK, June 17 — RIA Novosti. In the calculation of pensions in the RF system of points is to be retired, said Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova in the program “Sunday night with Vladimir Solovyov” on TV channel “Russia 1”.

“Yes, it’s true. This is a very difficult decision, but we have to take this decision,” he said, after a replica leading that the point system should go.

According to her, from 2019, according to the new changes in the pension reform, the pension shall not be less than 40% of their lost earnings.

“It can not be considered as the average temperature in the hospital: that is, the average salary, which is, say, prevailing in the economy for some period to refer to the average pension, which formed all pensioners. This individual calculation. And we are ready this calculation is to show our society as soon as relevant decisions will be taken”, — said Deputy Prime Minister.

Now the standard age of retirement in Russia is 60 and 55 years for men and women respectively prescribed by law the retirement age established in the 1930-ies. The question of raising the retirement age has been discussed for quite some time. The need for this is caused by growing life expectancy and the inability to provide a decent pension in circumstances when the number of employees in the country decreases, while the number of pensioners, by contrast, is growing. Today, in most countries the retirement age is 60-65 years.