In the next two years it is planned to build 20 kindergartens in Kazan
Over the past 12
years, 118 new kindergartens with 16,820 seats have appeared in Kazan, and 20
more preschools are planned to be built in the next two years. The capital of
Tatarstan is the leader among other million-cities in construction and
renovation the kindergartens – today, nowhere but Moscow and St. Petersburg,
there is no such results. This was announced by the first deputy head of the
Executive Committee Rustem Gafarov at the XXXVII session of the Kazan city Duma,
which is held at the City Hall under the chairmanship of the mayor of Kazan Ilsur
Much has already
been done, but there is still a shortage of seats in the kindergartens
Presently, 75 thousand Kazan children are educated in
311 municipal kindergartens and 9 schools with pre-school departments, Rustem
Gafarov - first deputy head of the Executive Committee, said in his report.
“In 2010, the revolutionary decision was made by
Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov to launch a large-scale program “Belekech”.
18 new kindergartens have been built in Kazan, and additional groups have been
opened in existing kindergartens, thanks to which more than three thousand new seats
have appeared”, - R.Gafarov said. Following the program “Belekech” by the
Federal programs in the capital of the Republic appeared 13,820 seats, added
the first deputy head of the Executive Committee. Only this year 10 kindergartens
were built in Kazan.
For the next two years, a program for the construction
of 20 kindergartens has been formed.
The construction of preschools is a priority for any
large city, said in turn the mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin. “Our thoughts are focused
on this subject, at all issues – from the construction of kindergartens to the
organization of the educational process”, - I.Metshin said.
Kazan adopted urban development regulations obliging
developers to provide for the construction of kindergartens in new residential
areas, the mayor recalled.
“We are very supported in this work by the national
projects - Demography, Housing, Education. Much has been done, and there is
already a plan for the development of the preschool system”, - the mayor said.
– But the shortage still exists. We are considering different solutions to this
issue, including the construction of extensions to existing kindergartens”.
buildings were renovated in the capital of Tatarstan
Along with the construction of preschools, major repairs
of kindergartens are being actively carried out in Kazan. In recent years, 69
buildings have been renovated, and in 2020, major repairs are planned for
“Presently, we have renovated most of the
kindergartens older than 30 years, created new seats for preschoolers”, - the mayor
of Kazan commented. He also added that it will be possible to solve the problem
of shortage of seats and overhaul of kindergartens only thanks to the joint
efforts of the municipal and Republican authorities.