Today, representatives of 79 single-industry municipalities from 13 subjects of the Russian Federation, included into the Volga Federal District, gathered together in the IT-Park in Naberezhnye Chelny. Tatarstan is hosting the forum "Academy for the Development of Single-Industry Towns".
Among the participants are the Deputy Chairman of Vnesheconombank, Head of the priority project for the development of single-industry towns Irina Makieva, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin, CEO of the Fund for the Development of Single-industry Towns Ilya Krivogov, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan Farid Abdulganiev, Deputy Director General - Head of Single-Industry Towns Development Program Department Yevgeny Podshivalov, Mayor of Naberezhnye Chelny Nail Magdeev.
Project management, improvement of urban environment quality and tools for promoting territories are the focus of attention.
A series of educational events, discussion routes, workshops and business games will be conducted in the forum. Participants can participate in the following seminars:
- "Digital urban environment: how to evaluate its development in your town and how online services help to solve real problems of small towns?";
- "Social projects in single-industry towns: experience in using and attracting extra-budgetary funds";
- "We make the city. How to transform public urban spaces by available means".
Today, guests will visits the projects implemented together with the Fund for Development of Single-Industry Towns, including the 6th stage of the Kama Industrial Park "Master", which is the largest industrial park not only in the Russian Federation, but in Europe, Special Economic Zone "Alabuga" and the projects implemented in the framework of the five step urban environment improvement in Yelabuga.
One-day seminar-conference series of the First "Academy for the Development of Single-Industry Towns" started on May 31 in Ekaterinburg, on June 14 the "Academy for the Development of Single-Industry Towns" was held in Novosibirsk. Further, events for various federal districts will be held in Khabarovsk and Moscow.
Press service of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Tatarstan