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In the Amur region will audit the benefits

Almost half of the adult population of the Amur region receives various benefits, including those who earn well, so in the near future in the region will be audited preferential programs, told reporters today, the governor of the Amur region, Oleg Kozhemyako.

"We left the privileged categories, but now we will include new people in the lists on the basis of need. We need to revise the benefits. In the Amur Region, 232 thousand people receive certain benefits, subsidies, while the number of the region barely exceeds 800 thousand. ", - noted the head of the Amur region.

According to the governor, the government of the region, when it was possible, additionally provided assistance in addition to federal subsidies and benefits. Now, after the flood, the region is in a difficult economic situation.

“To live economically is normal. When there are many benefits, but nothing is paid, it means taking on obligations and not fulfilling them,” said O. Kozhemyako.

He assured journalists that the solution of mortgage issues and fertility will remain in the list of priority programs.

As reported, at the last meeting of the regional legislative assembly, deputies voted to suspend the indexation of social benefits 16 to privileged categories of citizens up to 2018. According to the commission, which worked on the bill, freezing the growth of social benefits will save about 250 million rubles.

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