Russia invests 2.8 trillion rubles in the digital economy

 

Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov said at the EEF that, according to the calculations of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications, the implementation of the project «Digital economy» will require investments in the amount of 2.8 trillion rubles. until 2024. Moreover, more than half of the funds will have to be invested by private companies..

According to the latest version of the draft, 1.3 trillion rubles will be allocated from the budget, and the remaining 1.5 trillion rubles. it is planned to attract from other sources. The business contribution is necessary for the formation of the information infrastructure, the largest part of the project, which will require more than 2 trillion rubles. To stimulate the attraction of private funds, companies will be offered subsidies at loan rates. The state will be responsible for financing the rest of the programs..

For project implementation «Digital state» about 352 billion rubles will be allocated from the budget, and for the development of the system «World» and identification of citizens another 114 billion rubles. About 64.7 billion rubles. already included in the expenses of the next three years.

Russia invests 2.8 trillion rubles in the digital economy

The government plans to create a stable and reliable information infrastructure that ensures high-quality exchange, processing and storage of huge volumes of information. Additionally, government organizations will switch to Russian software, and the share of user traffic passing through foreign servers should decrease..

Many digitalization issues were discussed in detail at the first meeting Council for the Development of the Digital Economy under the Federation Council.

text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: VEF

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