In the Leningrad region will allocate dopsredstv for the purchase of schools and kindergartens

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in photobacteria rubles. Archival photoIn the Leningrad region will allocate dopsredstv for the purchase of schools and kindergartens© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

The Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko announced the allocation of additional funds for the purchase of schools and kindergartens in areas of intensive residential development.

«The additional revenues received by the budget of the Leningrad region in 2018, has allowed to allocate funds to address important social issues. In the first nine months, the ratio of own income of the region increased by 21.9% to the estimated growth of 10.4% were non-repayable receipts from the Federal budget. Thus, the initial completely covered the deficit of the regional budget», — said Drozdenko reporters.

According to him, the moderately conservative policy implemented by the Finance unit of administration allows us to consistently increase social spending and to fulfil all its obligations. «A systematic work on increase of incomes of the budget ensures its stability today and in the future,» he said.

Until the end of 2018 instead of four planned kindergartens in the area will buy from developers seven kindergartens and one school in the estate in the Vsevolozhsk district. For this purpose an additional will be allocated 1.7 billion rubles. Thus, for the year in new buildings will be put into operation 11 kindergartens and two schools, said the Governor.

Furthermore, additional funds will be used for the repair of professional education institutions (100 million), renovation of schools (18 million), strengthening the material-technical base of regional educational institutions (13,7 million).

The regional budget will also increase spending in social protection of the population: 145 million rubles increased social payments to veterans of labor, victims of political repression, home front workers and children of the great Patriotic war. In the health sector were allocated more than 1.1 billion rubles for the provision of drugs, vaccines, equipment of medical institutions of the region.