MOSCOW, February 15 – RIA Novosti. It is necessary to increase the availability of gasification of houses with the help of a single regional gasification operator, as well as through convenient formats for Russians – multifunctional centers (MFC) and State services, said the chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev, stressing the need to gasify more than 90% of settlements by the end of 2024 …
“We need to improve the accessibility and convenience of this process. For example, it would be possible to envisage the possibility of concluding a comprehensive gas supply agreement – including services for connecting to gas distribution networks, gas supply and maintenance. Including, through formats convenient for citizens – the MFC and the portal State services “, – said Medvedev during the discussion of the issue of gasification of settlements with government representatives and heads of regions
Separately, he said, the creation of a single regional gasification operator can help in this. So, by the end of 2024, more than 90% of settlements should be gasified. According to him, the level of gasification now exceeds 70%, and the total length of all gas pipelines, including trunk and distribution ones, has reached almost a million kilometers.
It is necessary to continue this work. In order to supply gas to more than 3.5 thousand settlements by the end of 2024, which include over 500 thousand households and apartments. This will mark an important step towards completion of the program in 2030.
Dmitry MedvedevChairman of the United Russia party
Moreover, according to him, the tariff policy in the field of gas transportation should be transparent and correlate with regional gasification programs.
United Russia will seek to reduce the time and cost of building gas distribution networks. For this, among other things, the current legislation will be adjusted – town planning, land and forestry, “Medvedev said.