The Federation Council called the scale of the pension increase after indexation

OREANDA-NEWS. Elena Bibikova, deputy chairman of the Committee for Social Policy of the Federation Council, said that the increase in pensions for non-working pensioners after indexation by 8.6% will amount to an average of 1.4 thousand rubles . TASS reports.

“If we said that the indexation of 5.9% is an average of 1,000 rubles. increase (with an indexation of 8.6%), it (increase) will be higher, of course, somewhere around 1400 rubles. I assume that the indexation will take place from January 1, 2022, because the pension, according to the law, should be indexed from January 1,” Bibikova said.

According to her, if the pension is higher than the average, then the increase after indexation will be higher.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to solve the problem of pension indexation by 8.6%. The head of state announced it during a meeting with the country’s government.

The President of the Russian Federation, addressing the government, instructed to carry out the necessary procedures for the indexation of pensions and to make a decision in the near future.

The head of the Federation Council’s social committee, Inna Svyatenko, in turn supported Putin’s proposal.