Putin did not rule out the development of the program of the parent capital

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin holds a meeting on economic issues. 19 Jun 2017Putin did not rule out the development of the program of the parent capital© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Russian authorities are considering the possibility to analyze the future prospects of the program of the parent capital, said President Vladimir Putin at the demographic meeting with government members on Monday.

During the meeting, Putin noted that thanks to measures of support have managed for several years to delay the inevitable decline in the birth rate and it is much to smooth.

«For long-term demographic development, it was and is a very important achievement. I would like to emphasize that now it is necessary as complex and just as hard to solve problems, to take additional measures to preserve and develop those mechanisms that have already been tested and has proved its efficiency», — said the President.

He adds that now are a variety of proposals, including options on the parent capital.

«The possibility to perform future prospects of the program of maternity capital», — said Putin.

During the «straight line» June 15, Putin said that a set of measures to improve the demographics in Russia may be different, including the extension of maternity capital program. He also promised to revisit the issue of indexation of these payments.

President at the meeting also noted the decline in infant mortality, mortality from traffic accidents, from heart diseases and tuberculosis, through health promotion and prevention services, increase the volume of high-tech medical care. In addition, the increased average life expectancy, he said.

Meanwhile, according to the President, is celebrated in Russia the falling birth rate, as previously warned demographers.

«Thus, in January-April this year compared to the same period last year the number of births decreased by 68.7 thousand. This trend demographers, of course, foresaw, and we with you well know, because right now, in the period from 2015 to 2020 come into resonance with several negative demographic waves that recur every quarter of a century», — stated Putin.