84% of state services available online in Moscow
Almost 14 thousand state services related to construction were provided via Internet in Moscow in 6 months, said the Head of the Moscow Department of Urban Policy and Construction Sergey Levkin.
“We have received 16638 applications, 13894 (84%) of them were submitted in electronic format via the portal of state services of Moscow,” said Sergey Levkin.
He reminded that the program of transferring services to electronic format was launched in 2013 at the instruction of the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
“The main purpose of this program is lowering administrative burden on business. As of today 12 services became available online. At the same time in 11 of them we have completely abolished the “paper” format of interaction with developers,” said the Head of the Department.
It is to be recalled that last year 73% of all applications for state services related to construction industry of the capital were submitted via the Internet, making Moscow the leader among the Russian Federation subjects in this area.
In 5 years the Russian capital has moved from 124th to 51st position in the World Bank ranking, in terms of “Dealing with construction permits” Moscow has improved its position from 179th to 119th place. In 2017, Moscow plans to enter the top 100 of the ranking.