Krasnodar, 21 July. The expenditures of the regional budget have nearly doubled over the past five years – from 217 billion roubles in 2017 up to 408 billion this year, announced Governor Veniamin Kondratiev speaking at the 74th session of the Kuban Legislative Assembly.
Mr. Kondratiev also noted that social expenditures also grew by 1.7 times and reached 265 billion roubles. It reportedly allowed to launch the construction program for educational and medical institutions.
“Five years ago, we began to build new schools throughout the region. To date, 52 schools have been built, and 46 more will be built by 2024. Besides, 57 rural medical posts and 93 general practitioner’s offices have been built,” the governor reported. “We have launched the regional construction program for outpatient’s hospitals, and the construction of the first none facilities will start this year.”
Besides, Mr. Kondratiev reminded that a new support measure was introduced this year for physicians, teachers and social workers. About a thousand social workers will receive one million roubles as a payment for the mortgage loan.