The FIU explained who is eligible for a social old age pension

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Social old-age pension relies retirees and receive about 50 thousand people, reported the press service of the Pension Fund.

So there is commented published on the Federal portal of normative legal acts the draft order of the Ministry of labor, which clarifies the procedure for payment of social pensions. As follows from the document, if the person is receiving a social pension, went to work, he loses these benefits.

The Foundation explained that the law had provided for the payment of the social pension only unemployed pensioners.

«The number of recipients is one of the small pensions in Russia — the number of people to whom it is paid, does not exceed 0.1 per cent of all pensioners», — said in the FIU.

For a social pension are eligible Russians who did not have enough experience or points for the purpose of pension.