Sahil Babayev: Amount of targeted assistance to increase


December 3, Fineko/ From the beginning of next year the increase in the minimum pension, social benefits and scholarships will cover more than 730,000 people.

ABC.AZ reports that this was stated by Labor & Social Protection Minister Sahil Babayev.

He noted that at the beginning of the year, as a result of indexation, an increase to cover up to 95% of pensioners (1.1 million people).

"The calculation of targeted assistance is based on the criterion of neediness. As it increases, the amount of social assistance also increases. This means that when the need criterion reaches 200 manats by the beginning of the new year, the volume of targeted assistance sent to low-income families will also increase."