Moscow leads among Russian regions in transferring services to e-format
The Government of the Russian capital carries out reforms aimed at simplification of administrative procedures related to construction sector. According to the majority of respondents of the survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), this work helps to reduce the production cost and shortens the term of construction.
As follows from the survey, 56% of Moscow builders know about the work of municipal authorities aimed at reducing administrative barriers in construction.
Over the past two years the construction industry of Moscow has undergone a number of positive developments. More than 31% of respondents noted a positive trend in urban development activities, about 30% feel good about preparation of project documentation, more than 27% are pleased with changes in construction sector, more than 26% note changes in the state cadastre and state registration of rights and 22% are satisfied with the delivery of facilities.
Reforms of the Moscow authorities aimed at lowering administrative procedures in construction have been recognized by world experts. Thus, according to the World Bank the capital of Russia rocketed up from the 124th to the 51st position in 5 years period. In terms of “Dealing with construction permits” the city rose up from 179th to 119th position.
Moreover, Moscow is the leader among the Russian regions in the field of transfer of state services in construction to electronic format. 12 state services were launched in e-format over the last five years. Three more services will be transferred to electronic format before the end of this year.