Indexation of insurance pensions for unemployed pensioners will continue January 1, 2019
Moscow. August 31. INTERFAX.RU — In the preparation of the Federal budget in 2019 and the planning period 2020-2021. it is necessary to consider upcoming changes in the pension system, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
“When working on the budget need to take into account future changes in the pension system”, — he said at the meeting about the costs of the new Federal budget in terms of demography, health, education, science and welfare.
“With regard to pensions, from 1 January 2019, we will continue to index the pension insurance for pensioners, we will also index the wages to workers of budgetary sphere”, — added the Prime Minister.
The head of government noted that the Cabinet of Ministers should implement a range of measures, which on Wednesday said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
August 29, Putin appealed to citizens in connection with the planned pension reform and voiced their suggestions regarding its mitigation. In his opinion, to postpone the pension reform is impossible, and that transfer deadlines can lead to serious economic and social consequences. As stated in the budget today will have the funds for indexation of pensions in the next 7-10 years, but then funds will not suffice.
Putin, in particular, suggested to reduce the envisaged bill, the age of women retirement from 63 to 60 years. The President did not propose to change under a bill on pension reform raising the retirement age for men to 65 years.