The Minister of Social Development, Daniel Arroyo, spoke out on the steps to be taken in the social area of paw when the pandemic could be controlled.» The way out of the post-pandemic social issues is on three axes: work, income and access to basic services, and in that we already have the Power Work plan in place,» said the radio dialogue officer La Red.The minister stressed that «poverty has increased due to three fundamental difficulties: there are more people in popular canteens because there are no informal changas , the increase in the cost of food, and a third, very decisive, such as the indebtedness of families, by taking credits and kicking card payments.»
In order to address this situation, Arroyo noted that the state «compensates with several programs», but admitted that «it is clear that we are facing a critical social situation». Regarding the tightening of quarantine, from tomorrow, the official noted that two weeks ago, with the opening of some activities, such as construction and textile, attendance for canteens had declined,» and considered that from now until 17 July «it is obvious that it will increase again because the activity will be close a lot.» He also commented that the Empowerment Work plan is already implemented in many provinces without great circulation of the virus, and that this must be supplemented by «a basic universal income, covering those people that have been given without any livelihood». Arroyo ruled out that universal base income is going to replace Universal Child Assignment (AUH), and that it must go to some 3,000,000 people in very critical situations.
Ultimately, he also referred to the additional for the basic universal income to the 600,000 families that today charge different social plans in Argentina.He marked in this regard that «the equation of the exit plan» is complemented by the urbanization of the 4000 popular neighborhoods, villages and settlements that there are in Argentina, «where some 4,000,000 people live». He noted that this task includes «building streets, housing and public areas, which, in addition to being a right to housing, is a great employment plan», contemplating that this program is not only for a period of government but that it is necessary to «think about it to move forward in 10 years».
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