Payments of benefits for travel stopped

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has suspended until the completion of control, payment of benefits for travel in March this year to people who use care and assistance and disability allowances, due to suspicions of misuse, learned daily ‘’Pobjeda’’.

Doubts about the misuse of funds were caused by a sudden increase of expenses for the privilege to travel. Benefits are related to the state paid transport of persons, both of the right holder and a companion, since it is a word about people who can not travel unaccompanied.
Daily “Pobjeda’’ reports that the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has to paid 357,000 euros for March. Documents show that 90 years old persons were among those who mostly traveled and their favourite destination was Gusinje.

However, the sum to be allocated for these purposes is not so small: last year for the payment of benefits for travel it was spent more than 1.7 million.

from the budget.

Izvor: RTV Montenegro