During the period of the coronavirus pandemic, Russian citizens received payments for 26.5 million children. The total amount of support amounted to 617 billion rubles, TASS reported.
As part of the national project “Demography”, almost 12,000 places were created in nurseries and kindergartens, the construction of three new type social service centres was also completed. It is noted that the national project, designed for 2019-2024, includes 5 federal projects, namely “Financial Support for Families at Children Birth”, “Promoting Women’s Employment”, “The Older Generation”, “Strengthening Public Health”, and “Sport is the Norm”. The total cost of the programme amounts to 3.1 trillion rubles.