29 January 2016, Friday, 16:36

NGV equipment worth over 400 million rubles was purchased in Bashkiria


UFA, 29 January 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arina Rakhimkulova/. In Bashkortostan in 2015 for the purchase of NGV equipment was spent more than 400 million rubles. It was finally bought 123 units of equipment for utilities sphere and 51 buses. Measures of state support to subsidize NGV equipment purchases were evaluated at the meeting of the working group chaired by the Deputy Presidential Plenipotentiary to the Volga Federal District Alsu Gainutdinova.

In Bashkortostan, for the year the subsidy for the purchase of gas engine vehicles significantly increased. If in 2015 it was allocated more than 400 million rubles, a year earlier — a little more than 101 million rubles. In 2014, the Bashavtotrans company managed to buy 30 buses of large capacity due to subsidies and another 100 buses of the "PAZ" brand at its own expenses.

As marked by the Deputy Plenipotentiary Alsu Gainutdinova, work on expanding the use of natural gas as a motor fuel would be continued in 2016. Under the federal program to support the automotive industry it is provided funding in the amount of 3 billion rubles to stimulate the demand for the purchase of buses and equipment for utilities sphere, the press service of the Chief Federal Inspector in the Republic of Bashkortostan informs.