The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has created a Single state register of utility subsidy recipients.
“The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the provision for a single state register of subsidy recipients. The task of maintaining and operating the register is assigned to the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine”, - the message published by the institution reads, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
The access to the register will be open exclusively to the Ministry of Social Policy and local government institutions dedicated to the protection of the population for the assignment of subsidies.
According to the message, the registration of subsidy recipients will allow to effectively control the funds allocated from the state budget in order to help the population to pay utility bills, to enhance the targeting of the aid and to increase the effectiveness of the subsidy program.
Earlier, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that the rate of the subsidy for the heating season will be calculated automatically to everyone who was reassigned for the period of 2017-2018 in May of this year.
"Ukraine has officially started the process of calculating the rate of the winter subsidy. In October the social protection departments will automatically calculate the amount of the allowance for the heating season to all those who were reassigned for the new period of 2017-2018 in May of this year. The people who are liable to receive subsidies do not need to file or report any documents or verification letters," Groysman wrote on Facebook.