ULYANOVSK, October 26. / TASS /. Families of the Ulyanovsk region, where children under three years of age are brought up, will be able to use the cards to purchase food. This additional support measure will be implemented under the national project "Demography", according to the press service of the regional government.
"The issue of providing food for children under three years old caused criticism among the residents of the Ulyanovsk region. We took into account all claims and developed a convenient mechanism for people to help eliminate interruptions. Children's food cards will allow parents, at a convenient time for them, to buy useful products for kids from the approved by doctors. list ", - the words of the governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov are quoted in the message.
According to the head of the region, the cards will provide quality food for about 10 thousand children. And about. Minister of Family, Demographic Policy and Social Welfare of the region Natalya Isaeva clarified that a children's food card will be issued by doctor's prescription to low-income families with children under the age of three. "For babies up to six months, 1,830 rubles will be transferred to the card every month, from six months to three years - 760 rubles. We have a support measure for pregnant and lactating mothers - 762 rubles. This amount will also go to the child's card," Isaev at the government press service.
The list of products that can be purchased with the card includes dairy liquid or dry mixtures - breast milk substitutes, kefir and cottage cheese for children, yogurt, milk, dry milk and dairy-free cereals, fruit, vegetable, meat purees, juices. It will be possible to purchase products in the stores of the trading network with which a cooperation agreement has been signed. While agreement has been received from one of the regional retail chains, negotiations are underway on cooperation with other representatives of the companies.
To receive a children's food card, one of the parents must apply with an application and a package of documents to the social protection department at the place of residence or to the MFC or send the documents by mail. The decision on the provision of this support measure will be made within five working days from the date of the formation of the package of documents. If a decision is made to issue a card, it will be issued to the applicant within ten working days.
The national project "Demography", which began to be implemented in 2019, includes five federal projects: "Financial support for families at the birth of children", "Promoting the employment of women", "Older generation", "Strengthening public health", "Sport is the norm of life ". Among the key goals to be achieved within the framework of the national project are: increase in healthy life expectancy; a decrease in the mortality rate of the population over the working age; increased fertility; the formation of a culture of a healthy lifestyle in society, as well as motivation to give up bad habits and regular sports. The curator of the national project is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova, the head is the head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov. At the moment, relevant ministries and departments are working to adjust the indicators of the national project, which it was decided to extend until 2030.