The strategy for development of Yamal till 2035 will consider implementation of the “May” presidential decree and fulfillment of major investment projects.
A deputy governor Alexander Kalinin told about preparation of the strategy for socio-economic development of Yamal till 2035 at the sitting of the government. According to him, the previously prepared strategy is being finalized with consideration of implementation of the “May” decree of the President of the Russian Federation and fulfillment of large industrial and infrastructural projects.
“Today the region is a territory for fulfillment of large-scale investment projects: these are projects of fuel and energy complex, which are our base, and construction of infrastructure. In addition, during the next five years the region will implement the program record in investment amounts on development of social sphere. When investing such funds, it is necessary to understand how the set goals will be achieved, how to ensure maximum efficiency of investments in the long term”, Alexander Kalinin said.
Sustainable economic development of the region, improvement of quality of people’s life, careful use of natural resources, preservation of the traditional way of life of indigenous peoples of the North and effective management of the region will be priorities in elaboration of the strategy. The document will establish what spatial development of the region will be, how the labor market will change.
The leading expert organizations and the scientific community are involved in development of the strategy: Leontief centre, Gazprom VNIIGAZ, McKinsey & Company, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Lomonosov Moscow State University.
“Of course, a significant part of the strategy will be devoted to fuel and energy complex, as it is the basis of our economy, but the document should reflect all the main moments of the region’s life. Cooperation with the leading expert organizations and the academic community gives us the opportunity to make a really meaningful and high-quality document that will help in work during many years”, the governor of Yamal Dmitry Artyukhov said.
Strategic sessions with participation of representatives of all municipalities will be held in the region within the work on the document. It is planned to prepare the strategy in 2020, as the press service of the governor of Yamal informs.