Last year, Transcarpathians received 1.3 billion hryvnias of welfare

Press service of RSA  15 February 2013 13:40  3130218 030810
Last year, Transcarpathians received 1.3 billion hryvnias of welfare

Department of Social Welfare of Transcarpathia reported that last year they had exceeded the annual goal to ensure employment for Transcarpathians by 31%. The rate of earnings growth for those who are engaged in the field of economics is 6% higher than the average for Ukraine.

Also, arrears in the payment of wages have been reduced by almost 22%. 

Also last year, a variety of welfare benefits was granted to 122,889 families. The amount of benefits was equal to 1.3356 billion hryvnias (242 million more than in 2011). The number of low-income families who benefited from financial assistance has increased. Thus, the amount of payment has also increased by 46 million hryvnias. Also, the amount of welfare benefits for groups I and II mentally disabled has significantly increased (10-fold).

It should also be noted that in 2013 the said payments will be increased by 165 million hryvnias.

Prosecutors will continue to monitor whether the welfare is lawfully appointed and provided. 

Tags: welfare, unemployment, Transcarpathia

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