The Strategy of development of the Russian Arctic zone was discussed in the Ministry for regional development
13:13 14 июля 2014
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The Minister for regional development Igor Slyunyayev conducted the sitting of the interdepartmental working group on coordination of activity on control over fulfillment of the Strategy of development of the Russian Arctic zone and providing of national security till 2020.
As he underlines, development of the Arctic is one of key tasks of economic development and protection of national interests of the country. It defines the necessity of integrated systemic approach to solving of set tasks.
The working group scrutinized further steps on fulfillment of the taken normative and legal acts in socioeconomic development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. As the deputy director of the department of strategic development and state policy in the sphere of territorial planning Andrey Vasilyev informs, now the Ministry for regional development together with the Ministry for economic development and the Russian Federal State Statistics Service are conducting work on forming the system of monitoring and statistical registration of socioeconomic development of the Arctic zone. Activities on inclusion of the Russian Arctic zone into an independent section of the All-Russian Classifier of Economic Regions are being conducted. Amendments into the federal plan of statistical kinds of work are being elaborated. Besides, Andrey Vasilyev outlined the key tasks on increasing the level of socioeconomic development of the arctic zone.
According to the information given in the Ministry for regional development, the participants paid big attention to issues of northern deliveries. As Igor Slyunyayev reminds, the interdepartmental working group has the function on scrutinizing of issues on organizing and transporting of products and goods to districts of the Far North and territories equated to them.
Representatives of arctic regions spoke on reports about fulfillment of the schedule of northern deliveries. According to the given information, in general, supply of districts of the Far North with goods and products takes place according to the schedule; there are not reasons for fails to deliver.
The Minister for regional development entrusted to create the working group on issues of organizing of northern deliveries in order to elaborate suggestions on actualization of the existing normative and legal base regulating supply of the Far North and also on financial support of northern deliveries.