Rus News Journal

The Nizhniy Novgorod region will receive less on repair

Fund of assistance to housing and communal services reforming almost half has reduced a limit of means for this year for the Nizhniy Novgorod region: instead of planned 2,7 mlrd rbl. the region can apply only on 1,4 mlrd rbl. In the regional government are assured that means respond on a covering of deficiency of the federal budget, and in housing and communal services Fund notice that the approach to regions is individual - reduction has concerned not all subjects, and only the state corporation has considered what expectations overestimated.
yesterday the deputy minister on housing - to municipal services and toplivno - to a power complex of the Nizhniy Novgorod region Pavel Markov has informed on reduction of volumes of financing of capital repairs of habitation and municipal networks in the area of state corporation Fund of assistance to housing and communal services reforming (housing and communal services Fund). According to the official, in 2009 the region expecting 2,7 mlrd rbl. under the address demand, will receive 1,4 mlrd rbl. Means respond with a view of maintenance of equation of the federal budget - has explained the deputy minister, having noticed that owing to reduction of volumes of financing it is necessary to postpone seasonal works, in particular repair of networks of heating for the next year.

in 2008 the Nizhniy Novgorod region has mastered 2,2 mlrd rbl. of means of Fund of housing and communal services. At the expense of financing of two demands approved by state corporation, in region it has been repaired more than 1,6 thousand apartment houses in 18 municipal unions. Then with development of means too not all was smooth: more than 600 million the rbl. requested under the second demand, have arrived in area on December, 28th, that is obviously could not be used till the end of 2008, and have passed to the budget of 2009 in the form of not used rest. The fund has demanded to correct parametres of the budget of 2008, having threatened with a suspension of financing from - for excess of an annual regional limit. Deputies of the Nizhniy Novgorod Legislative Assembly had to make urgently changes to the budget of 2008 at March session this year.

the information on reduction of volumes of financing for 2009 as a whole on state corporation in housing and communal services Fund yesterday have denied. now the Fund management eliminates warps in financing of regions when, for example, one area receives three times more than that, than can master, while means can simply not suffice another, - the chief of the department on Fund Rostislav Murzagulov public relations has underlined. It is especially important in the conditions of crisis when we have refused storage of money in banks and have transferred them in the Ministry of Finance. Revision of limits is now made, but all planned 240 mlrd rbl. will be spent for regions in full . Making comments on reduction of a limit for the Nizhniy Novgorod region, mister Murzagulov has noticed that the total amount is That volume of means which the region can effectively use in 2009 .

Experts notice that positions of regional and federal officials do not contradict each other. toughening of control over an expenditure of means of Fund of housing and communal services regions can be a consequence of that the part of means of the state corporation will be directed on a covering of deficiency of the federal budget - the laboratory chief of budgetary federalism of Institute of a transitional economy Vladimir Nazarov marks. According to the general director of the Center of the political information Alexey Mukhin, the tendency of reduction of limits of financing has concerned not only the Nizhniy Novgorod region. the fund reduces financing volumes on many subjects of Russia, - it has explained. - the concrete decision was accepted the prime minister - minister Vladimir Putin after in April the State Office of Public Prosecutor has accused Fund of inefficient use of means. The formal occasion has been found, and regions have translated on an economy effort. The Nizhniy Novgorod region should rejoice that at least half from promised to a distance . The Head of department of the analysis of debt markets IB Opening Vladimir Malinovsky believes that the Nizhniy Novgorod region have counted a limit in favour of other areas more needing the state help. now such uneasy year, what even earlier bezdotatsionnye regions ask grants. The federal centre accurately traces deficiency of regional budgets, and further state help volume will depend on size of dropping out incomes - the analyst has concluded.