Yakutia's Ministry for Youth Policies and Sports announced the contest for the grant from the head of the region for best youth project for the social and economic development of urban and rural settlements.
Young people aged from 18 to 35 can work on the plans to solve the actual problems of their settlements. They can also realize the implementation of the plans that they develop.
The authors of the contest believe that the contest will help realize the fresh ideas aimed at the development of the agricultural production, transport, amelioration of public amenities, etc.
The Yakutian authorities will assign 20 million rubles to support the youth projects, The Rossiiskaya Gazeta wrote. According to the terms of the contest, the realization of the ideas is supposed to show a positive influence on the whole settlement. The amounts of grants depend on the number of residents living in settlements. They can vary from 850,000 to 1.35 million rubles. The head of Yakutia established the grants at the end of 2010, so it is the second time when the contest is being held.
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