Social pensions in Russia will be indexed by 3.3% from April 1
In Russia, from April 1, social pensions will be indexed by 3.3%. The corresponding resolution was approved by the government of the Russian Federation.
Document published on the Internet portal of legal information. “Approve the indexation coefficient from April 1, 2023 of social pensions in the amount of 1.033,” the document says.
The press service of the Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation toldthat in the context of high inflation in the first half of the year, it was decided to increase a number of social benefits in stages. For 2022, the indexation of social pensions takes place in two stages – from June 1, 2022 by 10% and from April 1, 2023 – by another 3.3%, therefore, in general, social pensions will increase by 13.6% over the year, the press emphasized. -service. It is specified that about 15.57 billion rubles will be allocated from the federal budget for indexation by the end of this year. Indexation from April 1, 2023 will affect about 4 million pensioners.
In accordance with the federal law of the Russian Federation, the following have the right to a social pension: disabled people, disabled children, children under the age of 18 who have lost one or both parents, and both of whose parents are unknown, men from 70 years old and women from 65 years old. In addition, citizens from among the small peoples of the North who have reached the age of 55 and 50 can count on a pension.