Belozertsev reports to Medvedev about social and economic situation in Penza region
Penza, 9 March 2017. PenzaNews. The governor Ivan Belozertsev reported to the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev about the social and economic situation in the Penza region during the meeting that was held in Moscow on Thursday, March 9.
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"According to the industrial production index change (156.4%), the Penza region has occupied the first position among regions of the Volga Federal District during the last five years. At the end of 2016, equalling to 103.7%, the Penza region index exceeded an average index of Russia and average indexes of other regions. It is expected that in January and February, the industrial production index and the level of salary in industry will be maintained at the same level. Nowadays, the salary amounts to about 27,000 rubles," the head of the region said.
Ivan Belozertsev also informed Dmitry Medvedev about the state of the agriculture in the region noting that it shows a positive trend.
According to the governor, the plan of the Penza region concessional lending in 2017 includes allocation of 122 million rubles of subsidies on investment credits, which is not sufficient for the realization of current projects and new ones. In this regard, Ivan Belozertsev asked Dmitry Medvedev to use his influence to increase the investment credit allocations.
In addition, the governor told the Prime Minister about the issue of the completion of the Penza circus construction noting that the reconstructions started in 2014. He specified that the constructions are completed by 70% and in the middle of March it is planned to get an opinion letter on the authenticity of the facility estimated cost prepared by the state expertise.
In turn, Dmitry Medvedev ordered relevant ministers to go into the issues described by Ivan Belozertsev, the press service of the regional government informs.