NOVO-OGARYOVO, may 11. /TASS/ — the amount of benefits for child care should be increased twice, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting on sanitary-epidemiological setting.

“I Offer to two times to increase the minimum allowance for child care from 3375 rubles to 6 751 ruble. This benefit is getting unemployed citizens, including students. And, as a rule, young parents, young mothers. It is important to support them”, — said the President.

the President also proposed to expand the circle of recipients of payments for children under 3 years.

Putin said that Russia from June 1 entered lump sum of 10 thousand rubles for each child from 3 to 16 years. The support measures will cover families with 27 million children.