The Ministry of Economic Development improves the system of public administration in subdivisions


On December 6, 2013 in Ufa the State Secretary - Deputy Minister Oleg Fomichev held a coordination meeting on the implementation in Privolzhsky Federal District of Decree of the President No. 601 "On the main directions of improving the system of public administration in the territorial subdivisions of the Russian Federation” dated May 7, 2012.

"During the plenary session a report on the development of a network of multipurpose centers of public and municipal services in Privolzhsky Federal District, and on the transfer of public services in electronic form, increasing openness of public authorities was delivered by the Director of the Department of State Regulation of Economy Alexey Khersontsev and Director of the Department of Regulatory Impact Assessment Vadim Zhivulin.

From January 1, 2014 in all regions of the country regulatory impact assessment (RIA) will become mandatory when creating drafts of legal regulations. Vadim Zhivulin told the participants about the basic ideology of RIA, its significance for the law-making process at all levels, regional specifics of work of the new system. According to him, the concern is subdivisions that are at the initial stage of preparation. In Privolzhsky Federal District there are four such subdivisions - Saratov, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod and Orenburg regions. The meeting included a round table on the RIA, where all the nuances of implementation of the assessment were described. Business game and interactive case sent the participants into practical sphere of enhancing the effectiveness of lawmaking.

"During the year we have developed techniques, held videoconference, organized training workshops for representatives of the regions. As a result, most of the subdivisions dealt successfully with the preparation. And we hope that there will be no outsiders in Privolzhsky Federal District," said the director of the RIA Department.

Continuing the plenary session, with participation of representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development round tables were held, where the issues on implementation in regions included in Privolzhsky Federal District, of certain provisions of Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 601 dated May 7, 2012, were discussed. The discussion during the round tables allowed the participants to discuss topical issues of quality of public services in MFC, application of information technology to enhance the openness of public authorities, introduction in the country of the institute of regulatory impact assessment.

The plenary session was also attended by the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov, Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in Privolzhsky Federal District Galina Izotova, as well as representatives of interested federal executive authorities, higher executive bodies of subdivisions included in Privolzhsky Federal District, business and expert communities.

During the discussions, the participants were able not only to become more familiar with already developed and already applied approaches in different directions, but also to exchange experience, find answers to the questions related to the implementation of the Presidential Decree on public administration in territorial subdivisions.