Russia to introduce universal allowance for low-income families from 2023
From January 1, 2023, Russia will introduce a universal allowance for low-income families. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin spoke about this on September 22 at a meeting of the Government of the Russian Federation, – report RIA News.
As Mishustin explained, the new allowance will combine a number of existing social protection measures. Including – payments in connection with the birth or adoption of a baby, until he reaches the age of three. As well as payments for children from 3 to 7 years and from 8 to 17 years.
In addition, this allowance will be assigned to needy women who are registered in the early stages of pregnancy.
“To apply for a universal payment, you will need to submit one application without additional information. This can be done by choice: through the Gosuslugi portal, at the MFC or the Pension and Social Insurance Fund,” Mikhail Mishustin explained.