The state Duma in the second reading adopted the draft law on free meals for school children

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the State Duma in the second reading approved the draft regarding the provision of pupils with free hot meals, according to the speaker of Parliament Vyacheslav Volodin.

“the state Duma adopted in the second reading the draft law on quality and healthy nutrition of schoolchildren. Russian President Vladimir Putin made an amendment that the provision of hot meals to all primary school students should be mandatory and free,” he was quoted by the Agency “Moscow”.

Volodin said that this bill will help in improving the health of Russian children. This initiative will allow every student to receive free lunch at school.

Earlier in the state Duma took the initiative to provide free power and Russian students studying at the day Department. This is necessary due to the fact that they spend most of their time in school, therefore do not have time to eat normally.

Earlier, the Deputy of the state Duma has proposed to introduce a discount for payment of utility bills online.

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