Derya Yanık, Minister of Family and Social Services, announced that the winter period payments have started for the Natural Gas Consumption Support implemented for the households in need.
Noting that applications for the winter period started to be received through the e-Government system as of September 5, Minister Yanık said, “We provided a total of 336 million TL support to our 271,7 thousand households that applied and were approved by our Social Assistance and Solidarity Foundations.”
Stating that all citizens in need, residing in 603 districts with natural gas infrastructure and having a natural gas subscription at their residence address, can benefit from the support, Minister Yanık said, “Our winter period payments have started in the Natural Gas Consumption Support that we have implemented for the households in need. Our support amount, which we determined based on the thermal map, varies between 900 TL and 2.500 TL per year.”
Noting that they have also made new arrangements for more households to benefit from the Natural Gas Consumption Support Program, Minister Yanık said:
“Applications for the winter period continue for the Natural Gas Consumption Support, which has been implemented for households in need. We also included our tenants who were not included in our previous period in the scope of support. Accordingly, our citizens living in residential households, residing as landlords or tenants, who meet the application requirements, will be able to benefit from the support.
Underlining that households using both postpaid and prepaid meters can benefit from the Natural Gas Consumption Support, Minister Yanık said, “Our citizens will be able to benefit from the support by going to the PTT and presenting their invoices after their application through e-Government is approved. On the other hand, the support amount of our citizens using prepaid meters will be credited to their cards.” said.
An additional 5% payment will be made to chronic patients with a medical report.
Reminding that they will make additional payments to chronic patients who have a health report or to citizens who continue their lives depending on the device, Minister Yanık said, “Our citizens will have to process the report information about their disease into the system during the application. We will pay 5 percent more to the households where our patients live, in addition to the support amount we have determined.” he said.
There are criteria for benefiting from support.
In order for households to benefit from the “Natural Gas Consumption Support” program, the applicant must;
• Being a Turkish citizen,
• Applying to the support program through the e-Government portal,
• Being residing in the district/town where natural gas supply is provided,
• Presence of a natural gas subscription connected to a prepaid or postpaid meter at the residence address
• The invoice to be paid belongs to the residential subscriber group,
• Decision of entitlement by the relevant SYD Foundation,
must meet the criteria together.
Günceleme: 18/11/2022 15:39