The National House of Social Insurance on December 12 transferred cold-month allowances totaling 85.5 million lei to payment service providers. The allowances are intended for about 171,000 socially deprived families, IPN reports.
According to the House, by legislative amendments the monthly cold-month allowance was raised by 150 lei, from 350 lei to 500 lei. The given allowance is paid in November-March.
Social benefits to the value of 38.8 million lei intended for 44,000 persons were also transferred today.
The National House of Social Insurance calls on the recipients of social welfare to collect this by December 26.