Pension Fund: the recalculation of pensions will take 2-3 days

Пенсионный фонд: перерасчет пенсий займет 2-3 дня

Pensions recalculated for 9 million pensioners.

The recalculation of the pension payments in accordance with the adopted by the Verkhovna Rada law on pension reform will be carried out automatically and takes 2-3 days. About this today during a selector meeting on questions of implementation of pension reform, said the head of the Pension Fund Oleksiy Zarudny, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“Developed and tested the appropriate software, which, I stress, automatically in the next 2-3 days will be recalculated for the 9 million pensioners”, – he said.

Zarudny noted that modernized the payment of pensions provided by 26 billion UAH.

According to him, virtually the day after the law came into force the bodies of the Pension Fund will be made additional payment documents.

The Minister said that pensioners who are receiving pensions in October after the law came into force, will receive a pension in the previous size, as well as a fee, according to the allocation; those who have already received pension, will get a surcharge.

We will remind, the Verkhovna Rada passed the pension reform, which envisages the modernization of pensions since October, and raising the minimum insurance period for retirement from 15 to 25 years.

According to President Petro Poroshenko, reform will allow to increase pensions to 9 million Ukrainians.