The Ivanovo authorities compensate the poor replacement of the gas equipment

© Fotolia / pioregur Gas burners. Archival photoThe Ivanovo authorities compensate the poor replacement of the gas equipment© Fotolia / pioregur

The authorities of the Ivanovo region to compensate for the poor citizens of up to ten thousand rubles for the purchase and installation of gas equipment replace obsolete, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional government.

«The provision of compensation for the replacement of the gas equipment operates in the Ivanovo region from March 2017. However, on behalf of the Governor of the region Pavel Konkov, the list of recipients of targeted social support is being substantially expanded and facilitated the procedure for obtaining assistance. In the regional budget for these purposes there are five million rubles», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the provision of assistance in the replacement of the gas equipment can now qualify all families with children (in the previous version of the decision to help could count only to preferential categories of families), and families of unemployed pensioners and disabled people, lonely pensioners and the disabled. Also increased the threshold of per capita income at which citizens are eligible for assistance below 1.5 the subsistence minimum established in the region per capita.

«Not all inhabitants of our region can find the necessary sum in order to replace a faulty gas equipment yourself. Therefore, in the regional budget we have provided funds to support this issue of low-income citizens of the region», — quoted in a press-service of the word Konkova.