Sberbank plans to create a “cashless city” of Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai

KRASNOYARSK, April 12. /TASS/. Sberbank and the administration of the closed administrative-territorial entity (ZATO) of the Krasnoyarsk territory signed on Thursday at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum the cooperation agreement for the development of cashless payments, transfers Corr. TASS reported from the signing ceremony. Sberbank plans to implement in Zheleznogorsk project “cashless city”, which was previously established in Zelenodolsk, Tatarstan.

“We have created a city in Tatarstan, it’s an honour to create a “cashless city” in Krasnoyarsk region. The project involves the issue of a card of the inhabitant of Zheleznogorsk, which in addition to banking applications will be a large number of options – social, transport, medical application, and most importantly – it will be the ID of the client. This will allow to use one payment instrument for a range of services,” – said the Chairman of the Siberian Bank of Sberbank Kirill Brel.

“For the city’s empowerment in terms of receipt of services and speed of service residents, it [fit] in General, the concept of development BUT that support GK “Rosatom” and “Rosatom”. I hope that the residents will receive good, quality service”, – said the head of Zheleznogorsk Igor Kuksin.

The first project is the creation of a “cashless city” with a multi-function card was implemented in Zelenodolsk, Tatarstan. The project involved the government of Tatarstan, payment system Mastercard, savings Bank and Bank “AK bars”.

Zheleznogorsk has received the status of the territory of advancing socio-economic development in early 2018. With a population of about 85 thousand people.

Krasnoyarsk economic forum will be held from 12 to 14 April. His main subject is “Russia 2018-2024: realizing the potential”. TASS is a strategic information partner of the forum.