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 After minimum subsistence raised, more than 80 social payments to go up, - Minister Rozenko

Due to increase in minimum subsistence, more than 80 types of social payments, aids, compensations, maintenance allowances will go up.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the Social Policy Minister Pavlo Rozenko on his Facebook page.

"In the next week, draft amendments to Ukraine's 2015 state budget, including a proposal to raise subsistence minimum from Sept. 1, 2015, are to be taken to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Consequently, minimum pension and minimum wages will be respectively enhanced. Totally, due to increase in minimum subsistence, more than 80 types of social payments, aids, compensations, maintenance allowances, etc. will go up," the minister wrote.

As noted by Rozenko, starting from Sept. 1, minimum subsistence per month per person will make 1,330 hryvnias, for children up to six years - 1,167 hryvnias, for children aged six to 18 years - 1,455 hryvnias, for able-bodied persons (minimum wages) - 1,378 hryvnias, for disabled persons (minimum pension) - 1,074 hryvnias.

"The raise of social standards will affect more than 12.5 million of our fellow citizens. The government managed to additionally allocate about 10 billion hryvnias for these purposes," the minister stated.

"All details regarding progress in stabilization of country's economic situation, including our recent deal with creditors and increase of social standards will be announced tomorrow at a special Cabinet's briefing," Rozenko wrote.

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