Rus News Journal

Putin suggests to raise expenses on a science to 2,5 % of gross national product

the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has disposed to increase expenses on development of a science to 2,5 % of gross national product by 2015, and also to introduce system of an all-round estimation of scientific researches.

« We put a problem by 2015 to finish a lath of expenses on scientific researches and workings out, including at the expense of attraction of private investments, to level of an order of 1,8 percent of gross national product » - he has declared during performance at meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to Putin, similar indicators have already achieved in the USA.

the Head of the state also has underlined necessity to begin complex check of overall performance of scientists to liquidate researchers, « discrediting scientific community ».

« These approaches take root into Academies, however till now through the estimation mechanism have passed only 73 of more than 430 establishments of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Certainly, it is necessary to accelerate this work » - he has noted.

Besides, the president has suggested to increase quantity of the grants which are given out to representatives of branch, passes RIA Novosti news agency.

« I Ask Minobrnauki, the new minister, the Ministry of Finance, other interested departments together with the Russian Academy of Sciences to formulate the offers, to spend inventory of the legislation and to clean barriers to introduction of modern approaches in sphere of financing of scientific activity » - he has added.