57,443 self-employed people register to receive one-time assistance of 300 GEL from government

  • In order to receive compensation, it is necessary to prove that the person was engaged in economic activities in the first quarter of 2020 and received an income from these activities. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 25 May 2020 - 16:18, Tbilisi,Georgia

In total 57,443 self-employed people have registered in the last 10 days to receive one-time assistance of 300 GEL from the government of Georgia in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

The registration of self-employed people on the website of the Ministry of Health of Georgia to receive one-time assistance from the state began on May 15. 

When presented, the coronavirus anti-crisis plan in April Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said that people employed in the informal sector or the self-employed would receive one-time assistance of 300 GEL (about $94.19/€87.34) if they can substantiate claims of job loss – the budget for this is 75 million GEL (about $23.55m/€21.84m).

In order to receive compensation, it is necessary to prove that the person was engaged in economic activities in the first quarter of 2020 and received an income from these activities.

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