The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin announces measures to support the families of mobilized Kazan citizens
Today, the Mayor
of Kazan Ilsur Metshin held a meeting on supporting families of mobilized
citizens and announced measures of support. In addition, Kazan businessmen
suggested to establish a fund to support families of those mobilized for providing
I.Metshin noted that
work is underway with every family of mobilized Kazan residents. The employees
of the Executive Committee met with almost every one of them and compiled
social passports. All issues requiring immediate solutions will be considered
at the city headquarters, the Mayor said. “This work is important to keep the
spirit of soldiers, they must feel our support and be sure that their families,
spouses, children, parents, are all surrounded by care, and that any problems
that arise for their families will find solutions. And we will do everything
possible and even more to help them”, - he stressed.
announced that, the children of the mobilized will be provided with free hot
meals at municipal schools from October 10 until the end of the school year.
Public transport, visits to municipal, republican and state museums and
theaters, a zoo, cultural centers, concerts in state concert halls and
philharmonic halls will be free for them as well. Children of the mobilized
will be able to visit municipal swimming pools, athletics arenas and gyms free
of charge. From November 1, families of the mobilized will be exempt from fees
in municipal kindergartens.
The Doverie Center
for Psychological and Pedagogical Assistance to Children and Youth is ready to
provide psychological assistance to families of the mobilized around the clock
by phone: +7(843)277-00-00. In person consultations with psychologists are
available from 9:00 to 17:30 there.
businessmen have already responded to our call and turned to me with a proposal
to provide direct assistance to the families of the mobilized. At the Good
Kazan, we are organizing a fund to help families of the mobilized, where
everyone will be able to transfer money, as well as provide specific support.
From this fund, we will allocate funds for targeted assistance – this is to
provide medicines, unscheduled medical examinations for family members or children
items”, - the Mayor stressed.
the Chief of Staff of the Executive Committee of the city, informed about the
work carried out with the families of the mobilized. He reported that as part
of the first wave of partial mobilization, more than 800 soldiers and officers
were drafted from Kazan.
“When going to
the military service, everyone wants to have confidence that the family is
protected and surrounded by care. We have developed a family social passport
with 16 basic questions. Starting from Saturday, about 300 employees of the
Kazan City Hall and employees of social institutions visited the families and
talked to parents, wives, children of the mobilized. 70% of the passports have
been compiled”, - B.Aleyev said.
him, following the results, questions were grouped into several main blocks.
The first one includes issues that require legal clarifications. The second set
of issues is related to children, it concerns their care, payment for
kindergarten and meals at school. “Parents of the mobilized also need care.
Targeted assistance is required with treatment, medications, medical
examination, social services at home, paying taxes or in housing repairs. For
some wives of the mobilized, the issue of employment, retraining, the need for flexible
working hours is relevant. Every problem is taken under control”, - B.Aleyev
instructed to take control of the employment of family members of the mobilized
and the social patronage of the elderly.