Taimyr Authorities will Support Traditional Economical Activities with Compensatory Payments
: 09/02/2008
: Indigenous Issues

Taimyr municipal region authorities passed the resolution on compensatory payments to people leading traditional way of life and/or traditional economical activity of Taimyr small indigenous peoples. The resolution is passed to raise the social protection standards of this population categories and to create the conditions for development of their economical activities. According to the document unemployed Taimyr people under 14 either nomads or permanent resident of trading territories and sections, farm workers and field men, sole traders and their employees will receive monthly compensatory payments at the rate of 2299 rubles (adjusted for income tax). By the terms the claimants should be registered on the territory of the municipal region and should not get unemployment benefits and pensions (except survivor's and disability pensions for children)