The Cabinet has increased the financing of the Federal program of development of Kuriles
It is assumed that it will upgrade the infrastructure of the Islands and will contribute to the development of priority regional economic sectors and to improve the quality of life of the population.
MOSCOW, October 16. /TASS/. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree increasing the amount of funding the Federal target program “Socially-economic development of the Kuril Islands (Sakhalin region) in 2016-2025”. The corresponding document was published Monday on the website of the Russian government.
“The signed resolution to the program changes in terms of adjustments, the amount of financing, expansion of the list scheduled facilities, dates of their construction and commissioning. Also provides for increased funding of programs to develop transport, tourism and engineering infrastructure at the expense of extra-budgetary funding by 11.1 billion rubles,” — said in an accompanying note to the document.
The total maximum amount of funding the Federal program increased by 11.3 billion rubles — from $ 69.6 billion to 80.9 billion rubles.
In addition, the document provides a commissioning emergency centre for monitoring and forecast of emergency situations, as well as updated projects for entering kindergarten — schools and children’s organizations on the island of Shikotan, Iturup schools and schools — kindergarten on Kunashir.