ArmInfo. As part of the 22nd package of anti-crisis measures developed by the Armenian government to mitigate the socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, citizens who lost their jobs for the period from March 1 to June 30 this year will receive lump sum benefits. According to the press service of the government, the amount of the benefit is 68 thousand drams.
According to the report, the beneficiaries of this assistance package are citizens who were registered workers for at least 85 days from January 1 to March 30, and lost their jobs from March 1 to June 30. At the same time, assistance will not affect citizens working in the financial, insurance and gaming sectors, in government, in foundations and public organizations. One-time benefits will not be able to receive also persons whose wages for the last two months by the time of dismissal from work amounted to 500 thousand drams or more. In addition, individual entrepreneurs will not be the beneficiaries of the program, with the exception of those who, according to the State Revenue Committee, did not stop working by the beginning of the year.
Applications for state assistance can be submitted by clicking on the following link: https://dimum.ssa.am/
To recall, the Armenian government approved 22nd anti-crisis programs, of which 10 relate to the mitigation of the economic consequences of the pandemic, and the rest - the social plan. In particular, as of the end of June, the RA government issued loans worth 73 billion drams, which were mainly aimed at paying taxes, salaries, purchasing equipment for production and supporting agriculture.