The head of the Center for strategic research (CSR) Alexei Kudrin called the system of public administration in Russia “the old creaky machine.” This opinion he expressed at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum.
“System of governance I would rate today as a creaky old machine with low speed, which has high power and in General all the time calls the wrong way, every time, corrects its movement, but the result is small”, – Kudrin said.
According to him, CSR has assessed the quality system of public administration, which found that only 38% of public servants carry out their primary functional responsibilities.
“In other cases, they have been doing some firefighting, I mean the rush, the implementation of chaotic orders that come from a particular situation. The number of meetings and assignments, both presidential and governmental – over the past six years has increased by 50%, but the economy has not accelerated during this period”, – said the head of CSR.
“We need to assess that the current system of public administration does not correspond to the challenges, not focus, will not increase the efficiency of our work”, – said Kudrin, noting that there is a need to change the system.