MOSCOW, December 25 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree approving the rules for the provision and distribution in 2013-2014 of subsidies from the federal budget to RF subjects for information and navigation support of automobile routes on the North-South and East-West transport corridors, the RF government’s press service reported.
It is planned to allocate from the federal budget for these purposes about 3 billion roubles by 2015. And the document sets the terms of the provision of subsidies and targets for regional programs for the information and navigation support of automobile routes.
Thus, subsidies will be provided for the creation of the regional navigation and information system of the Russian Federation subjects and for the installation of the navigation-communication equipment on transport vehicles of the bodies of legislative and executive authority and government agencies.
The RF Transport Ministry expects that the “implementation of the decree will make various transportation kinds safer and will ensure additional control over transport vehicles.”