Makhachkala, December 24, 2014. Federal Minister of North Caucasus Affairs Lev Kuznetsov, who is currently on a two-day working visit to Dagestan, made a tour of the "Agromir" greenhouse complex recently put into operation in Leninkent village, Makhachkala.
The minister was accompanied by his advisor Rizvan Gazimagomedov, Dagestan Prime Minister Abdussamad Gamidov, his deputy Arthur Sibekov, Dagestan minister of economy and regional development Rayudin Yussufov, and other officials.
Agromir project manager Shamil Issayev enlarged on the greenhouse complex history and production prospects. Lev Kuznetsov said he was confident that Dagestan possessed considerable potential for agricultural development. "We will study Agromir’s experience and in a year we’ll assess the results. Dagestan has well-watered gardens and greenhouses, and our task is to render every possible assistance and inform investors about the resource," the federal minister assured.
"Agromir" was founded in 2010. Stage 1 of the project, completed this year, implied building a greenhouse complex on 4 hectares; stage 2, scheduled to be completed in 2015, implies building a similar complex on 6 hectares. The total investment cost of the project is RUB 700 million. The entire complex will be producing 4,000 tons of vegetables per year, including 3,000 tons of tomatoes and 1,000 tons of cucumbers.
The project will employ 200 including 50 seasonal jobs, and provide RUB 20 million of tax revenues to the consolidated budget of Dagestan and extra-budgetary funds.
Russian Minister of North Caucasus Affairs Lev Kuznetsov inspects Agromir greenhouse complex24 December 2014 15:20 Posted in: POLITICS Source : Press service of Dagestani Head and government’s administration