DECEMBER 13, the Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Egor Borisov met with the Head of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation, Konstantin Noskov, in Moscow. The parties discussed promising areas of cooperation, and also signed an agreement on cooperation between the government of the republic and this organization.
The document provides for scientific, information-analytical and expert-analytical cooperation on the implementation of the program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation" in Yakutia approved by the RF Government Decree No. 1632-r of July 28, 2017. Among the areas of joint activity are the development of a regulatory legal framework, the exchange of analytical data, the organization and conduct of expertise in the field of federal state programs on the territory of the region, the formation of proposals in the investment sphere, the introduction of innovative approaches in public administration and other activities.
Within the framework of the agreement, the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation will implement methodological and informational support for the implementation of the program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation" in Yakutia, will assist in the training of the regional team and involve interested organizations of the federal level in the development of digital economy projects in the region.
As noted by Egor Borisov, today the republic is striving to increase the coverage of the population with broadband Internet access with a bandwidth of at least 100 Mbps. Considering the vast territory of the republic, a great potential of digitalization is seen in solving applied problems in the field of housing and communal services, education, public administration.
Konstantin Noskov singled out good results of Yakutia on introduction of digital technologies in healthcare. He believes that the experience of the republic can already be safely conveyed to the federal level as one of the best regional practices. Also, the head of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation recalled that the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) was recognized as one of the three winners of the All-Russian competition "Project Olympus" in "Organization and operation of project offices." Proceeding from this, Noskov considers, it is time for the republic to be more actively involved in project activities at the federal level, for example, to try to get into the pool of projects formed by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
"We will definitely participate," the head of Yakutia assured. “We have a very good transport project, which we worked through, and we will continue to move it forward. This is the formation of a transport and logistics center in Yakutsk. Completion of the construction of a railway line to the capital of the republic, the construction of a bridge across the Lena River, the development of shipping and the revival of the Tiksi seaport offer opportunities to create a perspective transport corridor from Asia to Europe. This is a project with a unique geostrategic potential.”
The Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation is engaged in operational information and analytical support and expert support on the main issues of the country's socio-economic development in the areas of finance, industrial policy, energy, agriculture, transport, energy efficiency, environmental protection, strategic planning, project management, regional development, open data, social and labor relations, education, health, innovation, information technology and other issues. Representatives of federal and regional authorities, enterprises, public associations, trade unions and associations are involved in the discussion. Round tables and seminars are regularly held with their participation. Analytical notes on the results of expert discussions are sent to the Government of the Russian Federation.
The meeting was attended by First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the RS (Y) Mikhail Osipov, Minister of Housing and Utilities of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Danil Savvinov, specialists of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation.