02.18.2014 12.36 PM
PRESS CONFERENCE

"ANSES received 300,000 applications to enter ‘Progresar’ plan," says Bossio

The head of ANSES social security agency, Diego Bossio, stated that 300,000 young people applied for entering "Progresar" plan and thus to receive AR$ 600. The official made these statements during a press conference at the Government House, along with Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich.

"There were 300,000 applications for the Progresar program, which is aimed at youngsters between 18 and 24 years old, who have parents that receive wages below the minimum, vital and mobile salary. These youngsters will receive AR$ 600 monthly, through a debit card," says Bossio.

According to the ANSES Head, the applications come from "different parts of the country" and it is scheduled to reach the 450,000.