Scheduled for October 2017 modernization of pensions in Ukraine will affect the nine million pensioners. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.
According to his calculations, the pension, for example, of a painter with the guard 37 years in Ukraine is now 2 334 UAH, and from 1 October will increase by UAH 600 – 2 961 hryvnia.
“The people who gave all his life to the conscientious labor for the good of our state, should receive a decent pension. The government undertook this task. In October we will carry out the modernization, which will allow to raise pensions for millions of our senior citizens”, – Groysman wrote on his page in Facebook.
We will remind, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the draft pension reform and submitted it to the Council reforms. According to the draft, pension in Ukraine will increaseand the retirement age will remain almost unchanged. At the same time for some categories of Ukrainians will cancel the special conditions of retirement.
In addition, Ukraine will expand the list of occupations with early retirement. And special pensions will be saved in the military, in view of their merits in the defense of the homeland.
At the same time, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko said that the pension reform in Ukraine remains a lot of questions.