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This amount is included in the draft city budget for next year.
Moscow will continue to support talented schoolchildren and students in 2021. The city plans to allocate 700 million rubles for payments to the winners and prize-winners of the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren, international Olympiads, national, European and world championships of professional skills WorldSkills. This amount is included in the capital’s draft budget for next year, presented at a meeting of the Moscow City Duma.
By the decision of the Mayor of Moscow, the amount of awards to schoolchildren and college students for success in international competitions was increased and amounted to 1.5 million rubles for a gold medal, one million rubles for a silver one, 500 thousand rubles for a bronze one.
Last year, Moscow schoolchildren won 14 gold and seven silver medals at international Olympiads. And at the 2019 WorldSkills Professional Skills Championship, students from Moscow schools and colleges brought the Russian team six gold, one silver and one bronze medals.
Due to the pandemic, the dates for the international Olympiads in 2020 have been adjusted, some of the competitions have been postponed to 2021. So far Muscovites have won six gold and seven silver medals at international Olympiads in mathematics, computer science, biology, chemistry, astronomy and astrophysics.
In total, 1.9 thousand schoolchildren and college students received special payments in 2019, in 2020 – already 2.2 thousand.
The budget of the capital for the next year will preserve its social orientation – all key educational projects will be continued. In 2021, spending on education will grow by 10.9 billion rubles and will amount to 426.4 billion rubles.
Moscow’s budget for 2021 will be socially oriented
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