Today, the Government at its sitting approved the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On some issues of the State Social Service of Ukraine" initiated by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. The order green lights the launch of the work of the State Social Service in 2020.
Minister of Social Policy Yulia Sokolovska stressed that the Government also appproved the Regulations on the State Social Service of Ukraine.
According to the Minister, the State Social Service will be responsible for the implementation of the state policy in the sphere of control over the provision of social benefits, compliance with the requirements of the legislation while providing social support.
"The service will become an efficient and progressive tool for ensuring everyone that assistance is provided to those who need it and that social funds cannot be used for shadow schemes and manipulation," Yulia Sokolovska emphasized.
The Minister assured that the introduction of effective state control will allow to increase the targeting of state payments and provide funding to the most vulnerable groups.
"We give a green light to a professional State Social Service!", Yulia Sokolovska summed up.