Federal government will give real increase in the Bolsa Família in 2018, says minister

Ano passado houve um ajuste no valor do Bolsa Família depois de dois anos de congelamento em um período de inflação alta. The forecast, now, é ajustar o valor.
13/11/2017 16h30 - Updated 14/11/2017 16h34
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The government of President Michel Temer will give real increase in the benefit of the Bolsa Familia program 2018, election year, He said on Monday (13) Minister of Social Development, Osmar Terra.

He recalled that last year there was an adjustment in the value of the Bolsa Família after two-year freeze in a period of high inflation. The forecast, now, It is to adjust the value of the social program above inflation, but the percentage is still under discussion with the economic team of the government.

"I had a budget of ad 31 August has been done without the new fiscal target and without clear vision of how would the recipe. after improved… and I believe we will have budget greater than last year ", he told reporters at an event in Rio de Janeiro.

"We ended up with a row that was in the Bolsa Família, We increase the value of the Family Allowance for next year in inflation and then some. It must be something above the inflation that will be there in the month of March and April. You will have a real gain to restore part of the lost 2014 e 2015”, he added.

The minister pointed out that the budget of the folder should be in 91 billion reais, ante but 80 billion reais. Osmar Terra downplayed the fact that the adjustment in the social program take place in an election year for President of choice, governors, congressmen and senators.

"Can you give reset. It has always been given. Inclusive, the largest increases Bolsa Família were given in the previous government was all in election year. We have to increase and we have to have cash for it ", he stressed.

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