Retired in October need more billions

На пенсии в октябре нужны дополнительные миллиарды

The average pension in Ukraine will increase by almost UAH 700 to more than 2.5 thousand UAH

Under modernization of pensions fall nearly six million people.

The pension Fund of Ukraine for carrying out of modernization of pensions to Ukrainians in October of this year will require an additional 5 billion. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry reported, citing the head of Board of Fund Oleksiy Zarudny.

He noted that the Pension Fund since the beginning of the year generated an additional resource of more than 26 billion UAH, in particular by the additional income of the minimum wage and its legalization. For these funds, and provide for the recalculation of pensions for Ukrainian pensioners.

“We have all the resource in order to ensure that the recalculation of pensions this year to 9.7 million pensioners. Under the modernizing fall nearly 6 million pensioners. The rest of increase in pensions in connection with increase in cost of living,” said Zarudny.

He claims that as soon as the law on pension reform will take effect, just a day will be printed in the payment of the additional information and transferred to the post office and the banking institutions. Thus, pensioners who 4 number received pensions in the same size, will receive a fee.

The press service reminds that as a result of the pension reform, the minimum pension will amount to UAH 452 1 vs 1 312 UAH informed. The average pension will increase by almost UAH 700 to more than 2.5 thousand UAH to 1 890 UAH.

In addition, the working mechanism of automatic indexation of pensions, which pensioners can receive higher payments.

As reported Корреспондент.neton 3 October, Parliament adopted a pension reform, which envisages the modernization of pensions since October, and raising the minimum insurance period for retirement from 15 to 25 years from 1 January 2018.

Three days later, President Petro Poroshenko signed the law on 10 October, the paper was published in the newspaper Voice of Ukraine. The law of stupit into force the day after publication, i.e. on 11 October.