The President’s program “Great Construction” is one of the priorities of the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine. In the plans for 2021, the Ministry has identified the main areas that will be implemented under the Program – the development of a network of quality public services, accelerating economic growth of regions and territories and tourist magnets of Ukraine.
The President’s “Great Construction” Program for 2021 contains plans to develop a network of quality public services, within the framework of which there will be implemented projects of schools, kindergartens, stadiums and sports infrastructure, administrative service centers and security centers.
“Accelerating the economic growth of regions and territories involves the implementation of projects that will ensure economic development and competitiveness of regions, intensify investment activities, increase employment and create additional jobs. Such projects, in particular, can be industrial parks and other innovative facilities in the regions,” said the Minister of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine.
Apart from industrial parks, the direction of accelerating economic growth includes projects of cooperatives in rural areas, development of infrastructure of vocational educational institutions and creation of conditions for production, centers of creative economy, technological and industrial parks, other infrastructure to create additional jobs and attract investment.
A novelty in the program “Great Construction” for next year will be the development of projects in the field of Tourist Magnets of Ukraine. This direction places emphasis on the restoration of cultural heritage sites, the creation of new tourist sites and related infrastructure, the restoration of museums and castles.
The Ministry for Communities and Territories Development has drawn up a schedule for preparing projects for the implementation of the “Great Construction” program in 2021. As of October 21, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development has approved a list of terms of reference for which competition has been announced for the selection of investment programs and regional development projects for 2021.
By November 5, 2020, regional state administrations must select regional development programs and projects that can be financed from the State Regional Development Fund in 2021, and by November 10, 2020, submit proposals to the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development with a list of programs and projects.
By December 1, 2020 – the formation of the final list of programs and projects that will be implemented at the expense of the State Regional Development Fund under the program “Great Construction 2021”.