More than 4 billion rubles, the government will provide to the regions for the creation of temporary jobs, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Thursday at the Cabinet meeting. The subjects of the Federation at the expense of these funds will partially reimburse the costs of labor. “Citizens who applied to the employment service and the unemployed, will be offered employment in construction, agriculture or transport, utilities, landscaping, social care services for older people,” – said the head of government. In companies where employees transferred to part-time employment, it will be possible to arrange for additional temporary work.

This measure is calculated in the Cabinet, will allow to temporarily employ more than 80 thousand citizens who are now either lost their jobs or are at risk of dismissal, including the pandemic COVID-19.

Continues to support those who provide care to patients with coronavirus infection and persons at risk. Last week, the government amended the rules on incentive payments to doctors, medical personnel and other staff working directly with patients. Their was extended for another two months, until the end of summer. Yesterday at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision about the direction of almost 7.5 billion on the presidential payment in July.

Also on two months extended additional payments to the employees of social institutions were. “Will allocate 3.5 billion roubles for social payments to employees of hospitals, working with patients with coronavirus and people at risk,” said Mikhail Mishustin.

For a more effective response to coronavirus infection and support the economy in the Budget code will be amended that will allow these tasks additional resources. “It will be possible to exceed the approved level of Federal budget spending by 1.8 trillion rubles”, – explained Mikhail Mishustin the essence of certain provisions of the bill. In addition, until 2024 will act provision on the transfer of revenues from managing assets of the national welfare Fund in the Federal budget. Provided solutions to enhance in 2020 regional budgets, including at the expense of fines in case of violation of rules of transportation of heavy and oversized transport.

In the agenda of the session included amendments to the second reading by the state Duma of the bill on amendments to the law “On science and state scientific and technical policy”. They are aimed at the formation of a unified system of state support of innovation, including reducing the risks of unwarranted prosecution of those involved in innovative activities. For the budget allocated for the implementation of high-risk technological and innovative projects, and establish standards for the evaluation of the effectiveness of their use. “Also, in cases where budget funds are provided to the Institute of innovative development through contribution to the authorized capital becomes a requirement of efficiency of a portfolio of projects”, – said the Prime Minister.

For the approval of the Ministers submitted a legislative initiative to strengthen the demand for Russian goods, particularly in the procurement of companies with state participation. “Will become mandatory for customer inclusion in the treaties of the country of origin of goods, – said Mishustin. – It will contribute to the promotion of domestic products in procurement, including in the framework of import substitution and implementation of national projects. And of course, this will create favorable conditions for enterprises Russian business and increase their products.”