Bishop of the Dnieper Diocese Bishop Simeon participated in the 15th session of the Regional Council
On December 7, 2018, the Bishop of the Dnipropetrovsk Diocese, the Most Holy Bishop Simeon, accompanied by the Chancellor of the Consistory of the Archpriest Vitaliy Lopushansky, visited the XV session of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council.
At the last session of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council this year, the deputies voted in favor of the new budget of the region.
Next year, the amount of funds for the development of Dnipropetrovsk region increased by almost one billion hryvnias! The total budget amounted to UAH 18.35 billion.
For the first time! Staffing team of reserve sport of Dnepropetrovsk region was created. UAH 2 400 000 is allocated for 40 persons. Also next year, health care for internally displaced persons will be financed for the first time - UAH 21.6 million. And one of the most important issues is monthly assistance to volunteer soldiers living in rural areas - UAH 433,200.
“When we made the decision to recognize volunteers at the oblast level, everyone had the same question - what kind of volunteers would that have? As I promised, it's not just some ghostly status and identity. Now we have finally achieved the first results, namely - the financial support of volunteers already recognized by us! ” - said Glib Prygunov, chairman of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council.
In addition, the regional budget in 2019 will be used for new construction and reconstruction.
Today, in the region, 41 support schools.20 schools are being reconstructed. 6 was commissioned in Solon, Petrykivka, Magdalinovka, Yurevka, Mezhova, Svyatosilivka.
4 kindergartens were built according to modern projects in Obukhivka, Podgorodnoye, Dnipro, Slobozhansky.
5 gardens - in the process of construction in Kamensky, Pokrov, Hilarion, Dnipro, Stariy Kodaky.
7 robotics schools have already been opened. 2 more will open in 2019. It is also planned to reconstruct the park. T.G. Shevchenko in the Dnieper. The budget - 100 000 000 UAH.
About the development of sports. Funding for the construction of swimming pools in the cities of Kryvyi Rih and Dnipro, the Prometheus Sports Complex in Kamianske has been laid. A total of 20 sports facilities.
In the field of social protection. The new 2019 budget includes social assistance to low-income groups - UAH 11.5 million, monthly assistance to the families of fallen soldiers - UAH 8.8 million, financial support to civic organizations of disabled people and veterans - UAH 6.8 million, medical care for the victims of the Chernobyl disaster - 1 700 000 UAH, scholarships for citizens over 100 years of age - 1 200 000 UAH (70 people), compensation payments for the disabled for petrol and transport services - 1 100 000 UAH.
One of the most important issues for the development of the region is the repair of roads! On this in the regional budget 1 344 000 000 UAH is pledged.
After the event, the Archpastor wished the deputies of God the blessing for the next year.