The Executive formalized this Tuesday the increase in the economic value of the discount voucher of the Energy Social Inclusion Fund (FISE) from S/ 20 to S/ 25, to buy the soccer ball Petroleum liquid gas (LPG) intended for domestic use in the most needy sectors.
Through Supreme Decree No. 004-2022-EM, published today in an extraordinary edition of El Peruano, it was indicated that this extension has a term of six months, counted from the entry into force of this regulation.
The decree mentioned that this measure is taken as a result of the 26.03% increase in the price of the 10 kg LPG cylinder. in 2021.
“The growing trend in the international price of LPG, as well as the mechanism for updating the Target Price Band, has resulted in high final sale price variation transfers, so that during the second and third quarters of 2021 there have still been increases in the price of the 10 kg LPG cylinder. in S/ 3.38 (with respect to the average price from January to June 2021)“, It indicated.
Likewise, it was mentioned that social compensation may be delivered to the soup kitchens that provide their benefits under the Food Complementation Program (PCA), and to the Citizen Initiatives for Temporary Food Support (ICAAT) called common pots, previously registered and reported. to the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (Midis).
“Social compensation will be implemented gradually, depending on the availability of FISE resources and according to the prioritization established by Midis. In the case of common pots, the same number of FISE discount vouchers that are delivered to popular kitchens will be applied.”, he referred to in the standard.
According to the Minister of Economy and Finance (MEF), Óscar Graham, this increase in the voucher will benefit 800,000 low-income families nationwide, including the contribution made to popular kitchens.