The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev extended for another week period of preparation of the anti-crisis plan, which should include measures to support the economy in 2016.
“I believe a thorough study of the plan is necessary in General, especially today, when such changeable conditions in the economy”, — explained his decision Medvedev at the government meeting, noting that the extra week is expected to bring the plan “in accordance with internal logic”.
The Prime Minister also urged Ministers to take control of the training necessary to fully implement the anti-crisis plan bills.
“The plan calls for more legislative work. The bills need to cook quickly so that the maximum number of them to take right now, during the spring session,” — said Medvedev, stressing that the government is this work “we need to make as clearly as possible” (quoted by RIA Novosti).
The difference from the upcoming plan from the anti-crisis plan last year Medvedev in early February, explained that the new document “contains a significant package of proposals, which are designed to lay the groundwork for the stable development of the economy in the medium term”.
The extension of the revision of the anti-crisis plan, in particular up to 29 February, the Prime Minister asked the Minister of economic development Alexey Ulyukaev. “We work under very tight budget constraints. In this regard, a large number of measures that are useful in socio-economic terms, but not caused by the current change in the situation, and are just problems regular budgeting of various government programs, unfortunately, are unable to be accounted for in the plan,” he explained, reports TASS.
At the end of January 2016 head of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev estimated the total cost of the planned activities to support the economy at 750 billion rubles.
Later, the Finance Ministry has opposed the allocation of such funds, declining from 37 to 86 points plan, implementation of which required more than 210 billion rubles. the most expensive application is not supported by the Ministry of Finance, provides for additional financing of agriculture by 23 billion rubles.