Rural development program will be financed for 1.7 billion rubles in Bashkiria in 2021
Financing the integrated development of rural areas will amount to almost 1.7 billion rubles in 2021 in Bashkortostan. Most of the funds — more than a third of the total amount — will be directed to constructing social facilities. It is also planned to build housing, roads and improve rural areas, Deputy Prime Minister — Minister of Agriculture of Bashkortostan Ilshat Fazrakhmanov said.
"The rural areas development and the creation of comfortable living conditions for citizens in all parts of the republic is the most important task of the government of Bashkortostan. This year, measures are planned under the program for the rural areas integrated development for a total of 1.66 billion rubles, of which the federal budget allocates over 1.2 billion. More than 700 million will be allocated for five projects in "Modern appearance of rural areas", another 200 million for housing construction. Here the task is to build more than 5 thousand square meters of housing ", Ilshat Fazrakhmanov stated.
About 60 million rubles have been allocated for the gasification of rural areas, and it is planned to build more than 20 km of mains. The program also provides for the laying of almost 50 km of water supply pipes for 126 million rubles, the implementation of 35 improvement projects, assistance in the employment of more than 320 people living in the countryside.
"We have concluded agreements with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the program implementation for 2021-2023. The total amount of financing will amount to 5.8 billion rubles. Basically, the funds will go to the construction of housing, social facilities, roads, and landscaping," the Deputy Prime Minister added.
At the end of 2020, social payments for improving housing conditions were provided to 385 families, which allowed them to build more than 32 thousand square meters of housing. Another 61 families received housing under a social tenancy agreement. The rural mortgage was the most demanded in the republic. Banks issued more than 2.4 thousand loans worth more than 4.9 billion rubles. Also, 145 infrastructure projects in rural areas were implemented under the program. The total funding for the program's activities in 2020 exceeded 2.4 billion rubles, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Bashkortostan explained.