Russian reindeer herders receive payments for housing


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Young reindeer herders in Yakutia will provide the opportunity to obtain social welfare payment for the purchase or construction of housing, reports YakutiaMedia with reference to the press service of the government.

According to the may 26 decision of the Republican Ministers, the right to indemnity will give the Russians under 35 years who work in the reindeer husbandry on the territory of 13 districts included in the Arctic zone. Work experience needs to exceed four years. After receiving assistance, the citizen must work in the industry for another five years. New housing should be in the same area where the recipient of the benefits has been breeding deer.

The Agency notes that in Yakutia in places of traditional residence of indigenous peoples has 236 young herders in 48 households, including 164 people in the Arctic.

Applications for payment will be engaged in the Ministry of agriculture of the Republic.

In 2020 in Yakutia, started the program “a Young reindeer herder”, in which representatives of the industry will be able to get a million rubles for the improvement of living conditions. The money will be allocated, first, from the regional budget, then it is possible to attract funds through the Agency for the development of human capital.

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