In St. Petersburg, the results of the III Russian Travel Awards were announced. In the category “Region of Cultural and Educational Tourism” Mordovia took third place. The Republic participated in the final of the competition for the first time. In its nomination, our region presented the concept of cultural and educational tourism through the image of the great Mordovian tree.
The nationwide volume of procurement by the largest customers from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reached a record high of 8 trillion rubles by the end of 2023. Thanks to the national project “Small and Medium-Sized Entrepreneurship and Support for Individual Entrepreneurial Initiative,” initiated by the President and supervised by the First Deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov, this indicator has significantly increased in our region as well. In comparison with 2022, the growth in Mordovia amounted to 32%, reaching nearly 12.5 billion rubles. It is worth noting that we exceed the nationwide indicator (13.5%) by more than twice in this regard, and the number of SME suppliers has already exceeded 740.
Rosstandart has announced the registration of a preliminary national standard for the procurement of bog oak (referred to as subfossil wood in the document). This is the world's first document on standardization establishing requirements for such wood. The uniqueness of the “black diamond” was one of the reasons for creating a separate document.
On February 21, in the “Republic of Mordovia” public group on VKontakte, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Mordovia, Batyr Emeev, answered questions from citizens. He noted that last year nearly 30 investment projects aimed at modernization and production of high-tech products were implemented in the republic. About 600 jobs were created as a result. This year, approximately 15 investment projects in various sectors are at the implementation stage, with investments totaling around 10 billion rubles.