The government will index from February 1 benefits to veterans and disabled veterans

The government will index from February 1 benefits to veterans and disabled veterans

Indexation of social payments in 2019 will require 25.9 billion rubles.

The government of Russia from February 1, 2019 4.3% increases social benefits and compensation to veterans, invalids and citizens with children. Last year these payments were indexed by 2.5%. The corresponding decree was signed on 24 January 2019 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

It notes that social benefits and allowances will be indexed to the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident, heroes of Russia and the socialist labor, the Soviet Union, full gentlemen of order of Glory, veterans, citizens with children, the disabled, and citizens exposed to radiation due to radiation accidents and nuclear tests.

Will be increased payments for compulsory social insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases, and compensation for the funeral.

25 January, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatyana Golikova said that from February 1 will be increased monthly payments and an annual monetary compensation to disabled persons for the maintenance and veterinary care of guide dogs. Also increase the size of the lump sum to the pregnant wife of a military man, passing military service on an appeal.

In the explanatory note, published on Monday, January 28, on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers recalls that in 2018 in Russia was installed uniform order of indexation of payments, benefits and compensations. This is done once a year in accordance with actual growth of consumer prices for the previous year.

Last year the government established the indexing rate of 1.025. This year it increased to 1,043. The total amount of financial support required to conduct the indexation of social benefits in 2019, is estimated at 25.9 billion.