Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev held a regular meeting to monitor the situation with socially significant agricultural products and food. The event was attended by the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Nail Zalakov.
During the event, the regions provided information on the situation at the food market, the provision of the population with food products and prices for the main product groups. According to the subjects, in general, the agricultural market is stable, there are no disruptions in the supply of products and significant price fluctuations.
In addition, Dmitry Patrushev listened to regional reports on bringing state support to farmers. As of May 12, the entities allocated to agricultural producers more than 28 billion rubles, or 22.7% of the total limit. Dmitry Patrushev emphasized that slowness in this matter is unacceptable.
One of the key topics of the meeting was the implementation in the regions of the state program "Integrated development of rural territories". he launch of 132 projects is planned for 2020, including 444 measures for the construction, overhaul and reconstruction of social and engineering infrastructure, the purchase of vehicles and equipment.
Nail Zalakov reported that in 2020, 9 measures were planned with federal funds in the amount of 953.9 million rubles. Out of 18 engineering infrastructure facilities, work is underway at 12 facilities, and preparatory work has begun at the rest.
As part of the improvement of housing conditions, construction of 137 residential buildings has begun. For the construction of housing provided under a tenancy agreement, 122 houses will be built before December 1, 2020.
“Currently, the implementation of program activities is carried out as planned and there are no breakouts of the planned schedules. All targets are planned to be fully implemented, ”said the representative of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The meeting participants also discussed the progress of spring field work. According to the Minister, the sowing rate exceeds last year's indicators. 68 subjects have already joined the sowing campaign, the equator of the campaign has been overcome with an indicator of 26.9 million hectares out of the planned 52 million hectares.