On the Reindeer Herder’s Day in Nadym nomads received information on new tendencies in reindeer husbandry
15:10 3 марта 2019
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Within the Reindeer Herder’s Day in Nadym representatives of the department on affairs of indigenous peoples of the North conducted the meeting with representatives of indigenous peoples, who arrived for the competitions for the Cup of the governor. Representatives and heads of ethnic communities of indigenous peoples participated in the meeting.
The director of the department Inna Sotruyeva told about new tendencies of development of traditional branches. The sides discussed measures of state support, amounts of standard of material support of nomads, fulfillment of “the roadmap” on rational use of reindeer pastures.
According to the head of the department, the comprehensive program “Sustainable development of indigenous peoples for 2018-2020” was formed in Yamal to fulfill regulations of the People’s Program of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North. The total amount of financing for these years made more than 9 milliard rubles. The program includes more than 70 activities in different directions.
Solving of the issue on providing of citizens in special need with housing is one of the most important. These are people of the pension age from 60 years old and older, tundra dwellers, who disability was started within conducting of traditional lifestyle, and veterans of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug from indigenous ethnic minorities of the North. For example, 29 housing premises were purchased in Yamalskiy district for this category of citizens, more than 300 million rubles are foreseen for the next year for fulfillment of the project in the settlements Gyda, Tazovskiy and Antipayuta of Tazovskiy district.
Also the talk within the meeting was about structuring of work of the reindeer-herding branch, leading it to the way of profitability and market conditions. In particular, the talk was about organizing of peasant farm holdings in this sphere. Several reindeer herders of Yamalskiy district have already taken this step, and now they have the right to claim for subsidies and grants from the regional budget.
This year the regional standard of material support for nomads will be increased by almost 20 percent, as Inna Sotruyeva informs. In is connected with growing of payments for fuel products. The regional standard is a set for survival in tundra, from items for making a choum – a dwelling of reindeer herders similar to a tepee – to satellite telephones.
The director of the department told about creation of the federal register, on basis of which aborigines will not have to prove their ethnic belonging. Such base already operates at the regional level.