In the Tambov region began construction of the largest greenhouse complex

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in Photobacterium vegetables in greenhouses. Archival photoIn the Tambov region began construction of the largest greenhouse complex© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

The construction of high-tech greenhouse complex «Michurinsky» with a total investment more than 28 billion rubles, began in the Tambov region, a commemorative capsule in the Foundation of the complex was laid in the framework of the all-Russia exhibition «Day of the gardener-2018» in Michurinsk, the head of administration of the region Alexander Nikitin, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

«Large-scale investment project of St. Petersburg is implementing the vegetable grower «Technology hothouse growth.» It will grow tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, salads, greens. Thanks to the implementation of the project by 2022 Tambov region will one hundred percent self-sufficiency in fresh vegetables. The volume of production at full capacity will be from 50 to 100 thousand tons per year, depending on crops,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The agreement between the head of the regional administration and leadership of the company «Technology hothouse growth,» on the construction of the complex was achieved in the framework of the XXII St. Petersburg international economic forum. According to the Governor, greenhouse vegetable production is a priority direction of development of agriculture in the framework of the policy of import substitution, so the investor is given all necessary state support.

«A year ago at the St. Petersburg forum, we agreed on this project, and today proceed to its specific embodiment. The line of credit is approved, all necessary infrastructure is provided, all obligations that we have undertaken, we shall do it», — quotes the press-service of the word Nikitin.

In addition to economic results from the implementation of such a large project, the regional authorities also expect a social effect. «I am the head of the region undoubtedly concerned about tax revenues, investment, but, first and foremost, I am concerned about the employment. It will create almost 1,400 jobs. This is a very serious social effect,» — said Nikitin.

The press service added that after the implementation of all phases of construction plant will be the largest modern greenhouse complex for growing of greenhouse vegetables in Russia. The total area of greenhouses will be 100 hectares. The first phase of construction area of 30 hectares will be put into operation by the end of 2019.