In Tatarstan, the need for funds to finance the repair of agricultural machinery is estimated at 3 billion rubles.
This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Marat Akhmetov at a meeting in the Government House of the Republic, reporting on the progress in preparation for seasonal field work.
The meeting was held via videoconferencing with all regions of the republic, held by the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Aleksey Pesoshin took part in the meeting.
According to the head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan, the need for funds to finance the repair of agricultural machinery is estimated at 3 billion rubles, including 1,8 billion rubles is required to repair the equipment involved in the spring field work.
“Today, spare parts worth more than 1 billion rubles have been purchased, of which almost 800 million rubles have been purchased for spring field work, which is less than half the necessary amount,” the speaker noted.
“So far, low rates of acquisition of spare parts in Almetyevsk, Drozhzhanovsky, Cheremshansky, Verkhneuslonsky, Alkeevsky and Pestrechinsky areas,” said Marat Akhmetov.
So, in the Almetyevsk district, the cost of spare parts for sowing equipment is estimated at 52 million rubles, while they have been purchased for 9 million rubles, farms in the Cheremshansky district need to purchase spare parts for 15 million rubles, only 1,6 million rubles have been acquired.
As previously reported by Tatar-inform, according to the requirements of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan, agricultural machinery of agricultural enterprises should be prepared for the sowing campaign of 2019 by April 1.