the Russian government will allocate 4 billion rubles for the creation of temporary jobs in the regions. About that today at the Cabinet meeting said the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin.
According to him, the authorities pay greater attention to “support for the unemployed and people on the brink of dismissal.” “Today, the government will allocate over 4 billion rubles for the creation of temporary jobs. The funds we send to the regions for partial reimbursement for the salaries of employees,” — said Mishustin, quoted in a press-service of the Cabinet.
As the Prime Minister said, “the citizens who applied to the employment service and the unemployed will be offered employment in construction, agriculture or transport, public utilities, land improvement and social care services for older people.”
“Besides, at the enterprises, where employees transferred to part-time employment, it will be possible to arrange for additional temporary work. These measures will help to temporarily employ more than 80 thousand people, — said the head of government.
Recall that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Wave of devaluation held from 7 to 9 March and 18 March.
Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia has prepared a plan of priority measures for the sustainable development of the economy. As explained by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, “it’s kind of the anti-crisis plan, a set of operational activities that are necessary for stable socio-economic development”. “We will concentrate on support industries, which hadis in a difficult situation, but primarily on the support of the people and providing them with goods of first necessity”, — stressed the head of the Cabinet of Ministers.
In particular, it has been announced vacation credit for small and medium business and people who find themselves in a difficult situation, promised financial assistance to affected industries, provided soft loans, including the payment of salaries, reduced employers ‘ social security contributions, given the postponement of rent and tax payments, excluding VAT, imposed a moratorium on bankruptcy.
Later, it was adopted a second package of economic support measures (soft loans for working capital for strategic enterprises, non-repayable financial assistance to small and medium businesses, including on the issue of salaries and financial assistance to regions and airlines).
for its part, the Central Bank has approved measures to support citizens, the economy and the financial sector in a pandemic COVID-19, and then supplemented them with new packages.
may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.
on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.
2 Jun Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will amount to about 5 trillion roubles. June 19 Chapter gStates were sent a revised draft of the national plan.
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