Men: growth of payments for utility services to 2016 will be reduced

Men: growth of payments for utility services to 2016 will be reduced


The law limiting index of growth of payment of the population for utilities in every region of Russia, was adopted on the initiative of the Ministry of construction two years ago. In 2016 the total payment at national average will not exceed 4%, Savill the head of the Ministry of construction, Mikhail Men.

MOSCOW, 2 Nov. The total payment for utility services to 2016 will grow on the average not more than 4%, which is actually two times lower than in the current year when the growth of tariffs for utilities services amounted to 8.3%, said the head of Ministry of construction, Mikhail Men, commenting on the decree of the government of the Russian Federation on the indexation of fees the Russians for utilities within each region.

According to him, two years ago on the initiative of the Ministry of construction, a law was passed limiting index of growth of payment of the population for utilities in every region of Russia. Agreed that in 2016 these limits will be quite significant — the total payment at national average will not exceed 4%.

The Minister stressed that this threshold can be overcome only by a decision of the local Parliament in case of new service, for example, gasification of the settlement, or to attract significant funds in the modernization of utility systems, for example, the construction of the station of water deferrization.