NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 19 Feb – RIA Novosti. Deputy Minister of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation Maxim Egorov assessed the progress of preparations for the launch of the platform for voting on the project “Formation of a comfortable urban environment” in the Nizhny Novgorod region, the press service of the regional government reports.
During his working visit to the Nizhny Novgorod Region, the Deputy Minister took part in a meeting of the regional headquarters on the implementation of an online voting system on the project of creating a comfortable urban environment. Voting for objects for improvement within the framework of the project in 2022 will take place from April 26 to May 30 on a new federal platform.
“Last year, the Russian government made a decision on federal funding only for those projects to create a comfortable urban environment that were voted online. This decision is due to the fact that the online engagement procedure will make voting more accessible, and most importantly, more transparent. the opportunity to improve the territories that the residents really need, “the press service quotes Yegorov as saying. He highly appreciated the level of organization of work in the Nizhny Novgorod region in preparation for the rating voting and said that he would “recommend this approach as a best practice to other constituent entities of the Russian Federation.”
It is noted that during the first all-Russian online voting, volunteers will help its participants. The platform will become a single platform for voting on the objects of “Formation of a comfortable urban environment” not only in 2021, but also in subsequent years. In addition, the platform will provide an opportunity for residents to evaluate landscaped public areas. The Ministry of Construction of Russia is developing a federal platform for voting together with Dialogue Regions ANO. There will be a vote on both improvement objects and design projects. For each object, you can contact its curator and ask questions. In addition, general hot lines will be launched.
“Special thanks to the regional government and the governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin, since we took the Voice For voting platform developed by our colleagues in Nizhny Novgorod as the basis for the federal digital platform,” Egorov emphasized.
“It is important for us that the experience of the region turned out to be useful at the federal level. Nizhny Novgorod residents showed activity and indifference in all such projects. I am sure that the new voting mechanism for the project” Formation of a comfortable urban environment “will help to involve as many people as possible in this process,” he said Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
As for the implementation of the project “Formation of a comfortable urban environment” in the Nizhny Novgorod region, the Deputy Minister noted that the region is one of the five best in this indicator in the Russian Federation, the level of quality of work is growing every year.
Nikitin said that in 2021, thanks to an increase in funding from regional and local budgets, about 1.5 billion rubles will be allocated for the implementation of the “Formation of a Comfortable Urban Environment” project in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. These funds will allow to renovate at least 118 public spaces and 114 courtyards selected last year.