The former Governor of Ivanovo region Pavel Konkov
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On Tuesday, the 59-year-old Governor of Ivanovo region Pavel Konkov resigned. The acting head of the region appointed Stanislav Voskresensky, who previously held the post of Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation. The results of the activities of Paul Konkova at the head of the field at TASS.
Ivanovo oblast is called “textile edge” — the share of light industry in the economy of the region exceeds 30%, the highest figure in Russia. Skates as an employee of this industry with many years actively engaged in the development of the textile industries, which is reflected in the indicators. For example, in the first quarter of this year, the Ivanovo textile enterprises realized production for the total amount of 10.2 billion rubles, which is more than the same indicator of the previous year by 18.6%.
The most ambitious project Konkova as Governor was the construction of the plant of synthetic fibers in mono Vichuga cost about 20 billion rubles. “With the construction of the plant, we expect to virtually create a new sub-sector of light industry, as synthetic fibers that will produce the plant, today not produced in Russia,” said Skates.
With the help of the new enterprise, the authorities planned to solve the problem of Vichuga with a population of about 35 thousand people, which was referred by the government of the Russian Federation to the towns in which there are risks of deterioration of the socio-economic situation.