Omsk region took the third place in the intermediate ranking of Russian regions by the level of openness of budget data for the year 2015, according to a press release from the regional administration.
MOSCOW, 28 Oct. Omsk region took the third place in the intermediate ranking of Russian regions by the level of openness of budget data for the year 2015, according to a press release from the regional administration.
“Research financial Institute (nyfi) together with the Centre of applied Economics published the results of phase I and II of rating of subjects of the Russian Federation on the level of openness of budget data for the year 2015. According to the results of the two evaluation stages Omsk region ranked third with 81.5 points,” — stated in the message.
In addition, the results of phase II of Omsk region became the absolute leader among regions of the Siberian Federal district and in all the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, with 48 points out of 48 possible.
According to interim rating nyfi, the most open budget 2015 is recognized as the budget of the Krasnodar territory (86 points), second place — Krasnoyarsk Krai (82 points).
The rankings took into account such factors as participation in budget issues, the work of the regional portals “Budget for citizens”, the openness of budget data (budget, reporting on its implementation).
“Our goal is to make the budget of the Omsk region as open and understandable to Omsk. Any resident of the region must be able to obtain complete and current information on budget execution”, — quoted the press service quoted the Governor of the Omsk region Viktor Nazarov.
Acting Minister of Finance of the Omsk region Vadim Tcacenco noted that the regional portal “Budget for citizens” is constantly expanding its functionality. “Information presented in an easily understandable form, designed for the average citizen. Over the last six months on the portal introduced new feedback forms: extended themes of the forum, where citizens can get answers from the experts of the Ministry of Finance, regular polls and vote,” said Chechenka.
The rating of openness of the budget data compiled by the order of Department of budget policy of the Finance Ministry. There are four stages of monitoring and ranking. The final results will be announced in December 2015 on the results of all four stages.
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