The number of large families in Nizhny Novgorod region has doubled in 9 years

Количество многодетных семей в Нижегородской области выросло вдвое за 9 лет

In the Nizhny Novgorod region today, there are over 20 thousand families is twice more than nine years ago, said Tuesday the press service of the Governor and government of the region.

“I think we have the best legislation in support of maternity and childhood. In Nizhny Novgorod region was adopted the first Russian law on large families, we have our own regional maternity capital”, — said the Chairman of regional public organization “Nizhny Novgorod Council of women,” Natalia Markova, whose words are reported.

The Ministry of social policy of the region said that the program “Social support of citizens of Nizhny Novgorod region” the region has developed measures of support of large families. In particular, since 2013, launched a monthly allowance for the third child – a payment of $ 7423 ruble is getting 9544 person. In 2015 set the payment for adoptions in the amount of 100 thousand roubles on one child. In addition, in the region of large families enjoy a 50% exemption for the payment of utility services, compensation for travel expenses, free trips to summer camp.

Nizhny Novgorod Governor Valery Shantsev, who on Tuesday presented the best large families, five signs of Parental glory to ten degrees and large families, believes that the main indicator of well-being of the parents – their confidence in the future.

“For me, the rating of parents is more important than statistics: it is nice that I meet them, I hear more and more positive changes in their lives, the desire to have another child for three, four, five, who now grow up in families,” he said.

According to him, every domestic and social problem for any government representative should be a call to action to the increasing number of people felt real change for the better, feel more confident and protected. “We need to remember that family is a state within a state. There is a strong family and a strong state”, — said the Governor.