In the state Duma the legislative initiative of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the organization of free hot meals for primary school children. House speaker Vyacheslav Volodin sent a document to the relevant Committee on education and science.
the Head of state proposes in particular to Supplement Federal education act a clause stating that primary school children should receive free hot breakfasts or Lunches at least once a day. Funds for these purposes will be allocated from the Federal budget, budgets of subjects of Federation, local budgets and other sources of financing.
Under the bill, the budgets of subjects of the Russian Federation may be granted subsidies, the conditions for their provision will be determined by the government, RIA Novosti reported.
the Initiative providing primary school pupils with free hot meals, Russian President voiced in his address to the Federal Assembly on January 15.