On November 25, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan - Minister of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan Midhat Shagiakhmetov, as part of the delegation of the region under the leadership of First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin, paid a working visit to Nizhny Novgorod in order to exchange experience on the development of agglomerations. The delegation also included heads of republican relevant ministries and departments.
The first point of the visit was the "Institute for the Development of Agglomerations of the Nizhny Novgorod region", which is the operator of spatial data of the region and GISOGD. Representatives of Tatarstan got acquainted with the structure and activities of the institute, as well as exchanged experience in the management of the regional spatial solutions fund. Further, the delegates took part in a meeting on the development of urban agglomerations, where they discussed issues of urban planning processes management, territorial planning, digital tools, and organizational model of urban planning authorities at the regional level.
Deputy Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Sergey Morozov presented to the meeting participants the regional practice of the agglomerations development complex, told about the comprehensive development of new territories for housing construction with full provision of transport, social, engineering infrastructure, modernization of the public transport system, etc.
At the end of the meeting, representatives of the regions reported that such trips are necessary for the exchange of best practices and discussed further plans for joint cooperation.
The main purpose of the working trip was the exchange of experience in the framework of agglomeration development. Let us recall that the key direction of the implementation of the Strategy of socio-economic development of the Republic of Tatarstan until 2030 is the development of agglomerations. At the same time, in order to improve the processes of spatial development, it is necessary to ensure the effective placement of productive forces, housing and public infrastructure, which requires the development of unified approaches to the management of agglomerations.