TASS, November 28. Government of the Russian Federation approved the strategy for the development of physical culture and sports in the Russian Federation until 2030.
"To approve the attached strategy for the development of physical culture and sports in the Russian Federation for the period up to 2030" - the statement says.
According to the order, the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation within a month must, together with interested executive authorities and organizations, develop and submit to the government an action plan for implementing the strategy.
"Russia is a sports country. And it's not just about the high results of our professional athletes. Every year more and more people are systematically involved in sports, over the past ten years their number has more than doubled. Such trends must be maintained" - the commentary of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is given on the portal.
The strategy includes 11 priority areas that cover professional and amateur sports, including the development of infrastructure, the formation of a sports reserve, the implementation of innovative technologies in the training of athletes, the attraction of extra-budgetary funding, international cooperation, etc. As part of the strategy, it is planned to renovate and build new sports facilities in rural areas, create sports centers for children, modernize sports facilities.
The previous strategy was approved in 2009 and runs until 2020. The most important elements of Strategy 2020 were called ensuring the innovative nature of the creation and development of the industry infrastructure, improving the financial and staffing of physical culture and sports activities. The sports development strategy until 2030 was developed by the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, taking into account the federal project "Sport is the norm of life", which is part of the national project "Demography".