The Ministry promised to increase the efficiency of Russian Railways

Moscow. 2 February. The economic development Ministry estimates the potential cost efficiencies in the Railways tens of billions of rubles, said Deputy Minister of economic development Nikolay Podguzov.

“Today we begin the second phase of the audit, the purpose of which is to develop a set of activities that will realize the identified optimization potential. The result of this work will become not a list of instructions to guide the company, and developed directly by the company a set of specific tools in the form of new policies, procedures, negotiation positions. The potential for reducing costs can be estimated in the tens of billions of rubles. We work in 2016 will continue”, – he said, speaking at the Collegium of the Ministry of economic development.

A similar approach, in his opinion, could be applied to other large state-owned enterprises such as Gazprom, Russian grids, Rostelecom, Transneft, Rosneft, RusHydro, the Federal grid company “Mail of Russia”.