Dmitry Medvedev has appointed four Deputy head of the Ministry of science
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the appointment of the four Vice-Minister of science and higher education. About it the Prime Minister announced at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers.
Mr Medvedev also signed a document stating a position on the new office and defining its functions and powers.
“The Ministry of education will be responsible for science and higher education, and in General, to develop the state policy in these areas. The Ministry is taking over the functions of the Agency for scientific organizations, including the functions of property management”, — quotes “RIA Novosti” the Prime Minister.
In may, the Ministry of education and science was divided into the Ministry of education and Ministry of science and higher education. The first Department was headed by Olga Vasiliev, and Minister of science was appointed Michael kotyukov.