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Source: Russia – Council of the Federation

The Federation Council held a meeting on topical issues of infrastructure development in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the context of the Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of backbone infrastructure and spatial development Strategy.

First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for Federative structure, regional policy, local government and Northern Affairs Andriy Shevchenko Sevencounty Anatolievichexecutivel of the legislative (representative) body of state power of the Orenburg region held a meeting on the theme “Topical issues of infrastructure development in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the context of the Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of trunk infrastructure for the period until 2024 and action plan for the implementation of the Strategy of spatial development of the Russian Federation for the period till 2025”.

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“The development of infrastructure has high importance for the individual regions and the country as a whole”, — said the Senator. “Our Committee pays special attention to these issues, and we have repeatedly touched on this topic in the framework of the events dedicated to the topic of strategic planning and spatial development”.Andriy Shevchenko noted that the development of infrastructure in the regions is almost always submitted for events held in the framework of the Days of the subjects in the Federation Council, are reflected in the decisions of the house taken after the presentations of the regions. For example, in the Resolution of the Federation Council “About the state support socially-economic development of the Saratov region” includes recommendations for inclusion in Comprehensive plan to build the road Samara – Pugachev – Engels – Volgograd.”This is a very important object not only for the Saratov region, since this road connects several administrative centers of regions and cities – satellites”, — said Andriy Shevchenko.

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The Senator recalled that in may last year adopted an important document – the decree of the President “On national goals and strategic objectives development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2024”. One of the key documents that provide the strategic objectives and the achievement of national development goals set out in the Decree, is the Strategy of spatial development of the Russian Federation. “We have worked constructively with our colleagues from the Ministry of economic development at the stage of preparation of this document are grateful for the integration of a considerable number of our observations and suggestions.”Andriy Shevchenko said that among the tasks set by the Strategy of spatial development, in the first place is precisely the elimination of infrastructure restrictions of the Federal level and improving the availability and quality of transportation, energy and information and telecommunication infrastructure.

Mechanisms in mainstreaming activities in the Comprehensive plan need to be improved, including in terms of correction of criteria for the selection of events

In this regard, the legislator believes that those measures that are included in the lists of measures of federal projects stipulated by the Comprehensive Plan for the modernization and expansion of the main infrastructure for the period up to 2024 are of particular relevance. “It is extremely important that the measures of the comprehensive plan are also linked to the provisions of other documents , including those aimed at implementing national projects. ”Andrei Shevchenko informed that one of the main issues arising in the subjects of the Russian Federation era tio, due to the inclusion of activities in the current procedure Comprehensive Plan. For example, many objects in the regions are of high importance for its socio-economic development and have the potential to increase inter-regional transport connectivity. “However, a number of formally established criteria do not allow including these objects in the integrated plan. In this regard, it seems that the existing mechanisms for including events in the Comprehensive Plan need to be improved, including in terms of adjusting the criteria for selecting events. ”According to the legislator, the regions noted the need to speed up the preparation of very important teaching materials for them at the federal level. Andrey Shevchenko drew attention to another question – is the excessive length of the procedures for coordination of territorial planning documents, including with a view to placing infrastructure, as well as procedures for amending previously approved territory planning documents. “These and other issues of infrastructure development in the regions require analysis and careful study,” the parliamentarian emphasized. The Director of the Project Activities and Project Monitoring Department of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Alexander Semenchishin informed about the interim results of the activities under the Comprehensive Plan for the modernization and expansion of the main infrastructure for the period up to 2024. He spoke about the developed mechanisms that are necessary for the effective implementation of this document. Oleg Bulekov, Director of the Spatial Development Planning Department of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, announced the preparation of comprehensive plans for the modernization and expansion of the main infrastructure in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. He said that the department had prepared the necessary methodological recommendations for the regions. Based on the discussion, senators and experts accepted recommendations for the relevant committees of the chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government Commission on Transport, ministries and departments, state authorities of the Russian Federation, municipalities. Sergey Melikov, Melikov Sergey, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Federal Structure, Regional Policy, Local Government and Northern Affairs Alimovich is a representative of the executive authority of the Stavropol Territory, members of the Council of the Federation, representatives of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, representatives of executive and legislative bodies of state power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local governments, public organizations, scientific and expert community.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.

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