The law on state social contract shall enter into force from 2020

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria of the Ministry of Finance of Russia. Archival photoThe law on state social contract shall enter into force from 2020© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The Finance Ministry expects that the draft law on state and municipal procurement of social services will be considered and passed during the autumn session of the state Duma and will take effect from 1 January 2020, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Lavrov at the Moscow financial forum.

«If passed as we hope, in the autumn session, the date of its entry into force — 1 January 2020. From this period all the Executive bodies responsible for providing those services will first start to form in obligatory state and municipal tasks for 2021. And in 2021 we will see fully, what services state and local governments are obliged to provide citizens at the expense of budget funds and how to — one of three — they these services will be provided,» — said the Deputy Minister.

The project envisages the following ways of providing services through state or municipal assignment of budgetary or Autonomous institution (primary method); joint competition between state and non-state organizations; to provide citizens with certificates, free services.

According to him, such work will help, in particular, to estimate the volume of the free social services that the state provides to citizens. The project covers such sectors as education, health, the part which is not covered by the MLA, sports and social security, tourism.

The document also aims to create conditions to attract private sector in this area, including investments in concessions, PPP, that is, to expand the capacity of organizations that provide sotsuslugi, said the Deputy Minister. «Even when there are budget funds for the provision of services may lack the social infrastructure, through such mechanisms allow these facilities to increase. But no task to reduce the budget of the network is not put», — said Lavrov.

RIA Novosti media group «Russia today» news Agency is the General of the third Moscow financial forum. The full text of the interview is available on the website at 11.00 GMT.