Mishustin instructed to modernize the system of housing in small towns

“the Main reason of the accidents of our municipal systems is their extreme wear, and everyone knows it, – said the head of government in Pereslavl-Zalessky for a meeting on the development of small towns. But, unfortunately, the last time such an emergency is becoming more and more, and the solution, of course, only one is to update and upgrade the housing facilities. This is the basis of development of Russian cities for many years.” The correct update outdated utilities infrastructure, added Mishustin, will bring an economic effect in other industries, for example, will help develop the construction.

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the Ministry proposes five pilot projects in specific municipalities to demonstrate the potential impact of the implementation of the program. It is the city of Orsk, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia, Kozmodemyansk, Volzhsk, and Belovo. The level of co-financing by the regions is expected to be installed no more than 2-4 percent, the implementation period should not exceed three years, the payback period – no more than five.

the Key objectives of the pilot project will be a systematic upgrading of municipal infrastructure using the latest technologies, reduction of accidents, improvement of quality of public services and ensuring comfortable living conditions of citizens.