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Almost 900 third and subsequent children born in Penza families during half year

12:38 | 25.07.2017 | Society

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Penza, 25 July 2017. PenzaNews. 899 third and subsequent children were born in the Penza region in the first half of the year 2017. This was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Labour.

Almost 900 third and subsequent children born in Penza families during half year

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"5,693 large families were provided with a monthly payment equalling 8,960 rubles for giving birth to the third and subsequent children. The families will receive the payment until the child becomes 3 years old," the department explained.

The press service specified that about 285 million rubles including 138 million from the federal budget were allocated for this purpose.

"Altogether, since January 2013 – the start of execution of the president's decree ‘Measures aimed at implementation of population policy in the Russian Federation’ – large families gave birth to 8,019 third and subsequent children," the Ministry of Labour said.

As it was reported before, in July 2017 two triplets were born in Penza. In the first case these were girls – in the other case – boys.

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