16 September 2009, Wednesday, 17:10

Citizens RB actively increase rates of their pensions

author: Olga Gorunova

Citizens of Bashkortostan actively participate in the program of pension co-financing. In order to become a participant of state co-financing a person has to transfer up to 12 thousand rubles into the Russian Pension Fund in the course of one year and the state will double this money. The program is meant for 10 years from the moment of the first payment.

The news-service of Russian Pension Fund in Bashkortostan reports Bashkortostan holds the second place among Russian regions by the number of the program’s participants and by the overall sum of means, transferred by its citizens. From the beginning of the program more than 80 thousand people joined it and the sum of payments made up 36 million rubles.

Moscow and Moscow region stand on the first place in this list (more than 160 thousand people and 70 million rubles) and Sverdlovsk region is found on the third place (65 thousand participants and 32 million rubles of payments).