In the autumn, a group of deputies will present to the State Duma a bill “On Amending the Law on Insurance Pensions”, which includes the payment of the 13th pension. The newspaper reports “News” Referring to the apparatus of the Just Russia – For Truth faction.
The newspaper proposes to pay the elderly once a year for the New Year holidays in December an additional pension, called the 13th pension.
The document also proposes doubling the fixed payment to the old-age insurance pension for persons over 70 years of age. It is currently paid to those over 80 years old.
The explanatory note to the bill is that, according to the AgeWatch global index, Russia ranks 65th out of 96 countries in terms of social and economic well-being of the elderly, while Belarus with a lower GDP ranks 64th and Hungary with the same GDP per capita as Russia. It ranks 39th.
According to Sergei Mironov, head of the Just Russia – For Truth group, the establishment of an additional insurance old-age pension will improve the well-being of this category of citizens and will also help restore social justice for people who have worked their entire lives. for the development of the Russian Federation.
According to him, the implementation of this initiative may require 654.8 billion rubles.
Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin declarationHe said that the government of the Russian Federation will send more than 10 billion rubles to the regions for additional payments to non-working pensioners whose income is below the subsistence level.