Acceptance of applications for a lump sum payment to families with school-age children will begin around mid-July, said Olga Batalina, deputy head of the Ministry of Labor. Payments will be sent from August.

“The acceptance of applications will begin, we plan, somewhere in the middle of July,” said Ms. Batalina at a meeting of the public council under the Ministry of Labor (quoted by TASS). According to her, the exact date will be determined when “the decree will be issued.” “In August, while there is no date either, the payments will begin,” the deputy minister added. Applications will be accepted until November 1.

President Vladimir Putin announced a one-time payment to families with school-age children during his address to the Federal Assembly. The measure will also apply to children who go to first grade. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed to submit a report on the payment by 17 August.

About the measures of support from the message – in the material of “Kommersant” “Children – due, for dads – dreams.”