Putin: state programs need to return the main role in planning the budget

MOSCOW, 3 Dec. State programs must return a decisive role in the budget planning, stated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during the annual address to the Federal Assembly.

“Budgeting, each budget cycle should begin with clear priorities. You must return the crucial role of government programs in the process. You should significantly tighten control over the movement of public funds, including Federal and regional subsidies to industry and agriculture”, — said Putin.

According to the President, public funds must transfer to the final recipient only through the Treasury account. “State revenues should not go that is called “by cash”,- stressed the head of state.