Economy 2021-06-15T06:52:09+03:00
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Rada Additionally Allocates UAH 7.6 Billion From 2017 Budget For Subsidies

Rada Additionally Allocates UAH 7.6 Billion From 2017 Budget For Subsidies

Verkhovna Rada, subsidies, state budget, utility services, households

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has additionally allocated UAH 7.6 billion from the 2017 state budget for subsidies for utility services provided to households.

With 226 votes required, 292 lawmakers voted for bill No.7258, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

The law on the state budget for 2017 envisages a subvention of UAH 61.2 billion from the state budget to local budgets for benefits and subsidies for payment for utility services by households.

According to the State Treasury Service, as of September 1 the bodies of the Treasury Service registered liabilities on benefits and subsidies for UAH 68.8 billion, which is UAH 7.6 billion more than the plan for 2017.

The bill envisages allocation of additional funding.

The Verkhovna Rada also allocates UAH 1.1 billion as subventions to local budgets for social and economic development of some territories, UAH 0.3 billion of medical subvention.

The Verkhovna Rada allocates additional UAH 0.2 billion for medical treatment of Ukrainian citizens abroad and additional UAH 0.3 billion for supporting state-owned coalmines.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Cabinet of Ministers wants the Verkhovna Rada to consider the draft national budget for 2018 during the next plenary session week (November 14-17).