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20:37 | Sep 27 | 2012

Head of Yakutia announced 2013 as Year of Rural Settlements in Republic

The Year of Rural Settlements has been introduced in order to increase people’s motivation to live in villages, secure personnel’s placement, as well as improve stable functioning of agricultural production.

Egor Borisov signed a decree according to which the percentage of rural settlements in the Republic was planned to be doubled by 2016. The document includes a number of measures aiming at development of villages and concerning gasification, subsidization of intraregional and intradistrict passenger transportation using air and river transport, increase of mobile and internet-networks availability and other measures.