On December 13, the regional government hosted the final event of the federal program “You Are an Entrepreneur” in the Kirov Region – the final of a competition of business projects.
At the opening of the event Sports Minister of the Kirov Region Georgy Barminov noted: “This competition is an indicator of how much attention the Government of the Kirov Region is paying to the development of entrepreneurship among young people. It is important to understand how young people see their future, what projects they want to implement, since it is precisely these projects that will become the basis for the development of our region and the country as a whole. ”
In total, 319 business projects were presented in the competition, 25 works were selected for the final in such areas of entrepreneurial activity as “Production and Innovation”, “Construction and Finishing”, “Service Industry”, “Catering”, “Education and Culture”, “Consulting and audit.”
The work was evaluated by members of the expert commission, which included representatives of government bodies and organizations supporting the entrepreneurship infrastructure in the Kirov region, and representatives of the banking sector.
As a result, the jury determined the winners who were awarded special diplomas: 1st place – Oleg Semenov and Elena Semenova (project “Cafe roll and ice cream” Krais “), 2nd place – Bogdan Yelsukov (project” Creative Studio “Quarter of Talents”), 3 place – Alexey Minin (project “Production of finishing materials based on flexible stone”).
REFERENCE. In the Kirov region, the development of youth entrepreneurship has been carried out since 2011 through the implementation of the federal program “You are an Entrepreneur”. The program operator in the region is the Ministry of Education of the Kirov Region (with the support of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs).
Over the past period, 9.5 million rubles were allocated in the budget of the Kirov region to implement measures to support youth entrepreneurship, including 500 thousand rubles in 2016. This allowed attracting more than 29 million rubles to the region from the federal budget, including 3, 7 million rubles in 2016.
For five years, about 30 thousand applications for participation in the program in the Kirov region, nearly 2,500 people have been trained in the basics of creating a business, more than 350 new enterprises have been opened.
The main results of the program in 2016:
– more than two thousand people and 30 small businesses were involved in the implementation of program activities-
– more than 1, 5 thousand people under the age of 30 years passed specialized testing aimed at identifying entrepreneurial competencies –