In accordance with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "Issues of increasing pension benefits and providing social support to certain categories of the population in 2020" from April 1, 2020 to pensioners aged 80 and older, whose pension does not exceed 9205 hryvnias, a monthly supplement to the pension up to UAH 500. 30,1 thousand people of this age will receive such payments in the region.
The minimum pension for 80-year-old and older pensioners with a length of insurance of at least 20 years for women and 25 years for men has been increased to UAH 2600. Such recalculation in Bukovyna was carried out for 1638 citizens.
Payments of such pensions will begin on April 7 this year.
In addition, in April 2020 for pensioners whose pensions do not exceed 5 hryvnias, a one-time cash benefit in the amount of 000 hryvnias is provided, which will be started immediately after amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the State Budget of Ukraine for 1000". 2020 thousand pensioners will receive the specified surcharge in the Chernivtsi region.
Payment of these pensions, compensations, cash benefits will be made in the prescribed manner through authorized banks and post offices.
All recalculations will be made automatically on the basis of pension cases without the need for additional appeals from citizens, according to the Press Service of the Main Department of the Pension Fund of Ukraine in Chernivtsi region.