From 1st September 2020, the pension of persons with disabilities whose age has not reached the age of 18 will increase by 50 percent.
Along with this, the pension will increase by 50 percent for people with disabilities who do not have a job and need the care of others. The size of their pension will be compared with the size of the pension issued to other pensioners in accordance with the law of the country “On insurance and state pensions”. This was stated by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon during his message to the country’s parliament.
Also, pensions, wages of employees of state budgetary organizations and scholarships of students of higher educational institutions will increase by 15 percent. The salary of law enforcement officials will increase by 10 percent.
It should be noted that according to statistics, currently there are more than 700 thousand pensioners, including 148 thousand people with disabilities. The average size of pensions in the republic is 303.5 somoni. The average labor pension is 362.25 somoni, the average insurance pension is 270.00 somoni, and the average social pension is 170 somoni.