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Five ministries told about the measures of budgetary savings. Agencies are trying to reduce printing costs of documents and travel of staff
Five Federal ministries responded to the RNS about how they are saving the budget money, all the requests were made in 16 departments. The Ministry and the Ministry of justice stated that to reduce costs the Department uses electronic document management, allowing you to save on office supplies and paper. Also, the Ministry of economy reduces as the number of assigned workers and the duration of the mission. The Ministry of justice of the trip, where possible replaced by video conferencing. Travel expenses for 2017 has also been reduced in the Ministry of agriculture.
The Ministry of culture “certain categories” of officials banned the use of VIP-halls of airports and flying business class. The Ministry said that the management and the structural subdivisions restrictions were placed on travel expenses.
The Ministry of Finance among the measures of budget savings called the transition to electronic authentication of documents, as well as optimization of maintenance costs of cars.
The Ministry of Finance has prepared amendments to the Federal budget in 2017. According to the document, the revenues will amount to 14.6 billion rubles due to the growth in oil prices (earlier it was expected that the budget will get RUB 13.5 trillion). In this regard, the Agency proposed to increase the expenditure budget of 315 billion rubles. the Total expenditure in this case will be of 16.56 trillion rubles.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, reporting to the state Duma on April 19, said that 2016 was the year the austerity.