The Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Anar Kerimov has clarified the matter of the issuance of child allowance, ONA reports.
The Deputy Minister said in his statement to journalists that currently 14 types of social allowances regarding children are issued to families: "For this purpose, AZN 494 million is allocated annually and this amount covers 585 thousand children. Only during this year, 160 thousand children have benefited from the targeted social assistance. President Ilham Aliyev also stresses that public funds should be used efficiently and in a targeted manner. However, the child allowance does not fully comply with the targeting principle".