MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. a Lump sum of 10 thousand rubles was given to the parents of 19.8 million children aged three to 16 years. On Monday the Minister of labor and social protection of the Russian Federation Anton Kotkov at the meeting on the implementation of the adopted measures to support the economy and social sphere.

“For children aged three to 16 years, introduced a lump sum payment in the amount of 10 thousand rubles, assistance already received the parents of 19 million 800 thousand children,” he said.

According to the Minister, families with children under three years received the right to the monthly payments on 5 thousand roubles in April, may and June. Funds already listed the parents of 4.2 million children, said the head of the Ministry of labor.

Katkov reminded that increased the minimum allowance for child care up to six years. “Now 6 752 rubles will receive a monthly 540 thousand families. Such benefits are intended parents before the birth of the child either not working or received a small salary,” — said the Minister.

“the Benefits are paid by the regions. But the basic approaches and normative solutions have been developed at the Federal level. This allowed parents across the country to apply for benefits remotely, without collecting additional information. Payments on half of the minimum subsistence level for a child now get the parents more than 688 thousand children,” said Katkov.

“last week signed a resolution which extended the charge to all unemployed. During June, July, August to 3 thousand rubles for each child will receive all the unemployed, regardless of date of registration. According to our calculations, bonuses will be awarded 650 thousand parents of more than 1 million children,” said Katkov.