MOSCOW, 7 Aug. /Basereporter.com/. The budget of the national program “Digital Russia”, calculated till 2024, may not exceed 3.4 trillion rubles. The draft document, a copy of which is available to RBC, responsible for the implementation of the program of the Ministry of communications should make to the Cabinet on 15 August.
According to the publication, one of the developers of the program, the budget was drafted in June 2018, while it can adjust to the time of making of the final version to the government. In this regard, the amount of 3.4 trillion rubles can both increase and decrease.
According to the document, the national programme, which currently involves work in five areas, you may see eight new Federal projects. They will become “Digital health”, “Digital industry” and “Digital agriculture”, “construction Digital”, “Digital city”, “Digital transport and logistics”, “Digital energy”, “Digital education”. As notes the edition, the total budget for new projects will amount to about 1.1 trillion rubles.
The draft document also implies increase in the cost of existing projects. Thus, the cost of the project “Information infrastructure” will increase almost two times compared to the plan to 436.6 billion roubles and will amount to 993 billion rubles, of which nearly 700 billion can draw from the Federal budget. The project on transfer of public services and public management to digital “Digital state”, which renamed “Digital governance” will get a budget of about 621 billion.
In addition, the project “Ecosystem of support for digital projects”, the purpose of which is to create financial support for developers of digital technology, you will need to 465 billion rubles, “Digital technologies and projects” – 195 billion rubles, “Personnel for the digital economy” – 134 billion, “Information security” – 25 billion and about one billion rubles will be spent for revision of the regulatory framework for the development of the digital economy.
Programme on digital economy development of the Russian Federation
The program “Digital economy of the Russian Federation” for the period up to 2024, inclusive, was approved in the summer of 2017. In may of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to adjust the program to give it national status. The draft of the national programme, the government should submit before 1 October for consideration by the Council under the President for strategic development and priority projects.
In July the head of the Ministry of digital development, communications and mass communications Konstantin Noskov has informed that the Ministry submitted to the government a preliminary version of the programme on digital economy development of Russia. He stressed that the programme will be finalized during the summer and early fall on the part of the budget process.
Now the program consists of five areas: regulation, cybersecurity, education and staffing, the formation of research competences of technological capacity and information infrastructure. First Deputy head of the project office for the implementation of the “Digital economy” Vladimir Mesropyan reported that work according to the directions of the program will be continued and modified the program may be new direction.