About RUB 3 bn of single subsidy is planned to be allocated to social facilities in the Arctic
The money will be used to repair and build social facilities and objects of the urban environment2 March 2023
The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic has planned to allocate about RUB 3 bn in 2023 for the repair and construction of social facilities in the Arctic economic growth centres, using funds from the single subsidy,' Gadzhimagomed Huseynov, First Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, said.
'Following the example of the Far East, since last year, we started providing a single presidential subsidy for the development of urban environment objects and social facilities. Last year, more than RUB 3 bn were allocated to these tasks. This year, we have planned budget allocations at the same level, maybe a little less,' Huseynov said at the plenary session of the 8th International Conference 'The Arctic: Sustainable Development' (Arctic 2023), RIA Novosti reported.
The implementation of a comprehensive socio-economic development plan for Norilsk and other Arctic cities is also continuing, he said. In addition, First Deputy Minister recalled that RUB 579 mn from the federal budget was allocated for the implementation of top-priority measures to develop social and engineering infrastructure in population centres of the Murmansk Region with the deployment of military units in 2021.