The Samara Region – Leader of changes
Representatives of the Samara Region have successfully finished the program “Administrative skills: development of regional teams” on the basis of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow. This program has been created as an instrument for improvement of investment climate in Russian regions that directly depends on administrative skill of regional teams. Within the finishing module participants from all regions of Russia submitted their projects, which were judged by the commission consisting of representatives of executive authorities, Agency of Strategic Initiatives and businessmen.
The management team of the Samara Region has presented the project “Creation of Competitive Conditions for Conducting Legal Business”. Its realization will allow to improve business climate in the Samara Region, to reduce the level of unfair competition and to increase social responsibility.
The management team of the Samara Region consisted of:
Alexander Kobenko - the acting vice-governor – the Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade of the Samara Region;
Mikhail Zhdanov - the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade of the Samara Region;
Sergey Kraynev - the acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Samara Region - the Minister of Energy and Housing of the Samara Region;
Irina Titova - the Head of Business Development Department of the Ministry of Economic Development, Investment and Trade of the Samara Region;
Stanislav Kazarin - the acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Samara Region – the Head of the Information Technology and Communications Department of the Samara Region;
Dmitry Slavetsky - the chief executive officer of Association “Council of municipal units of the Samara Region”;
Igor Korotkiy - the chief executive officer of the Investment Promotion Agency of the Samara Region.
It is planned that the Samara Region project in 2018 will be implemented on “pilots” of the new priority markets, by 2019 it will work within all markets of the region. The project on decrease of shadow economy level is important not only on for the region, but for the whole country. It can be implemented in all subjects of the Russian Federation, therefore it has been noted by the highest award “Leader of changes”.