Now the draft main financial document will be presented at the meeting of the Legislative Assembly on Thursday in the second reading. Representatives of the youth parliament of the Perm Territory examined in detail the draft budget of the region for the next three years, learned about financial indicators for 2024 and the planning period 2025-2026. At the meeting, they asked their questions to the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Perm Territory, Ekaterina Ovchinnikova. Photo: press service of the Legislative Assembly of the Perm Territory. According to her, the draft regional budget meets the main priorities of the regional politician. Social items traditionally account for 70% of all funding, which will allow further support the residents of the region and not abandon previously assumed obligations. The young parliamentarians noted that the draft budget provides funds for the development of youth policy, infrastructure projects, as well as education and healthcare. More than 170 billion rubles will be allocated to education and youth policy alone in the next three years. One of the largest projects in this area will be the construction of an Interuniversity campus. Photo: press service of the Legislative Assembly of the Perm Territory. Also, in the next three years, it is planned to build nine schools in eight municipalities of the Kama region. and five kindergartens will be built. The budget also includes funds for the development of higher education, for example, the implementation of the federal project “Professionalism”. Thanks to the project, it will be possible to create new production groups and train personnel with the involvement of employers. The project is planned to be implemented on the basis of three educational institutions – the Perm Medical and Pedagogical College, as well as the Industrial and Technological College in Tchaikovsky. Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Perm Territory Valery Sukhikh noted earlier. . that the region is not cutting its development budget. “The competent budgetary policy of the government’s financial block did not allow us to reduce the development budget. The region is not “tightening its belts” and does not hinder the implementation of important priority projects. We invested in the development of Kama. The region cannot afford to “eat away money” without investing a penny in the future,” says Valery Sukhikh. Another topic that young parliamentarians considered was social issues on the agenda of the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly. The Youth Parliament supported the adoption in the second reading of a bill regulating a new measure of support for military personnel of the Northern Military District who were awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation or awarded orders of the Russian Federation for merits shown in during Participation in the SVO Let us recall that according to the bill, military personnel or members of their families will be able to receive free land for individual housing construction, personal farming, gardening, etc. According to the Chairman of the Youth Parliament. Perm region Arseniy Korotovskikh, the greatest interest has been created in financing the sphere of youth policy. “It was important for us to see that the region’s budget included significant funds for the development of youth policy and education. Creation of modern infrastructure for the education of youth in the territories, construction of an interuniversity campus, new schools and kindergartens, spaces for leisure and self-realization of youth. All this creates the basis for the stable development of the Perm region,” said Arseny Korotovskikh.