Medvedev urged to extend the program of development of rural social infrastructure

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoMedvedev urged to extend the program of development of rural social infrastructure© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut the image Bank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said about the need to extend the programme for rural development for the near future, combining the Federal and regional budgets to support the rural infrastructure.

«This topic is not new, we understand how important is the social development of the village and the program of the sort we have acted until now. But at the moment really need to decide how to continue will be the development of rural settlements from the point of view of what tools we will use», — Medvedev said during the reception of citizens in the reception of the party «United Russia», answering a request about creation of the national integrated development project of the social sphere for rural communities.

According to him, currently already instructed that, «to specifically highlight within the framework of the work of individual problems related to social development in rural areas, because rural specific patterns of life.»

«This applies to living standards, indeed, as you are here in your statement writing, construction and reconstruction of houses of culture, cinemas, stadiums, sports grounds. It’s hard to do if spraying the money on other programs. At the moment we believe everyone has the right to support this idea and to centralize the relevant sources at the Federal level so that all regions, including Kuban, Krasnodar Krai, which you represent here, too, their means are prepared, in order to purposely invest in social infrastructure of the village,» — said Medvedev.

Only in this case, in his opinion, can achieve the required result.

«We need to raise standards of living in the village today under the necessary requirements, so that the quality of life in the village was quite comparable with urban life,» said the Prime Minister.

«We have money on this subject are in different programs, but your conversion has convinced me of the need to still combine those funds and keep that same program on rural development not only for the period up to the end of the year, but in the near future. My colleagues in the government, together with the «United Russia» this issue is going to do. Order to give his colleagues in the government who are engaged in it», — he stressed.