The Komi Republic will create four centres of economic growth in the Arctic
These include an oil and gas centre in Usinsk, a centre for the development of mineral resources and mountain tourism in Inta and a transport, logistics and industrial centre in Vorkuta.14 November 2022
Four centres of economic growth of the Russian Arctic zone will be created in Komi Republic: logistics and industrial centre in Vorkuta, oil and gas centre in Usinsk, centre for the development of mineral resources and mountain tourism in Inta and centre for the development of metal mining industry and event tourism in Ust-Tsilemsky district, as press service of the Republic Head informed. This is reported by TASS.
The elaborated social development plans will enable to claim for federal financing.
Besides, RUB 772.3 mn of single subsidy were approved by the Komi government for the development of the Arctic territories. According to the government of the Republic, the funds will be used to buy airfield equipment and fire fighting vehicles for territorial fire brigades for all the Arctic municipalities, and to buy 20 PAZ buses—five units for each Arctic municipality.
These funds will also be used to purchase municipal and snow removal equipment for Vorkuta, Inta and Ust-Tsilemsky district. Part of the funds will be used to reimburse the costs of repairing local roads and streets in Usinsk and to reimburse the costs of constructing a medical and obstetric centre in the Kolva settlement of Usinsk.
The overland Arctic zone of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Komi Republic includes the urban districts of Vorkuta, Inta, Usinsk and the Ust-Tsilemsky district.