Moscow, September 23, 2015. — Mikhail Evraev, Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, made a speech in the Public Chamber of Russia on the IV National alignment meeting “Development of public control network in sphere of housing and public utilities in the Russian Federation”. Vasily Gorbunov, Director of Department for Implementation of Legislative Initiatives of Minsvyaz, also took part in the meeting. Mikhail Evraev told about development and introduction of the Government Information System on Housing and Public Utilities (GIS HPU) in regions of Russia.
Deputy Minister told that beta testing provides some mechanisms of public control in sphere of housing and public utilities. For example, control over licensing of management companies. “In the nearest future GIS HPU will provide possibility to compare prices and tariffs on housing and public utilities services throughout Russia, data on scheduled verifications by regulatory authorities and their results,” said Mikhail Evraev. Programs on overhaul, resettlement, modernization of utility infrastructure and their results will be also available soon.
GIS HPU will be an effective mechanism for ensuring transparency of the industry. “Prudent companies will benefit from introduction of this system,” said Deputy Minister.
Vasily Gorbunov presented operating of the system in live mode. He presented personal accounts of information suppliers and functional of the system.
Members of the meeting also carried out discussion.
Representatives of Ministry of Constructing and Housing and Public Utilities, State Corporation “Housing Reform Fund”, members of the special committee of the State Duma, members of the Public Chamber of Russia, representatives of regional centers of public control from all regions of Russia and industry experts took part in the meeting.