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Minister Sacheva presented opportunities for support after the new measures (Video)

All measures that support people and businesses continue to work after the introduction of the new anti-epidemic restrictions. This was announced by Social Minister Denitsa Sacheva at a briefing in Dobrich.
All parents on unpaid leave may apply to the Social Assistance Agency for assistance of 650 BGN for one child and 975 BGN for two or more children in distance form of education. The money is given proportionally for those 10 days in which gardens and schools will be closed, Sacheva explained.

Save Me program also remains in force. It pays 75% of the insurance income and people on unpaid leave retain their social security rights. Applications for the aid will be accepted from 1 March, with the expectation that the money will be paid around 15 April. In January and February, about BGN 40 million have been allocated for this measure, and now for these 10 days will require another 6-7 million leva, the Social Minister explained.

The 60/40 and 80/20 measures that can be used, for example, in hotels where there is partial closure, as well as the Parents in Employment Programme, where the state allows families to choose a person to take care of their children and provide them with a minimum working salary and insurance.

Sacheva explained that at this stage no new measures or unification of existing measures are being considered. This decision remains for the new government.


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