Tomsk Region remains on top of modernization rating


Analytical Agency Smyslographia studied federal mass media coverage of Russian regions to compile a communication rating for Q1 2011.

In the Modernization Agenda rating the absolute leader was Tomsk Region with the score 84.26. The second and the third positions were taken by Ulyanovsk (59.43) and Lipetsk (54.1) Regions.

«Tomsk Region government shared their experience in implementation of the innovation policy at Gaidar Forum held in March in Moscow, and their presentations received a broad coverage by federal mass media," the experts say.

Tomsk Region representatives at the Forum were Governor Viktor Kress and First Deputy Governor Oksana Kozlovskaya.

The analysts compiled the rating based on the federal media publications on regional modernization programs, development of the road, transport, energy, telecommunications, and other infrastructures; region’s initiatives to support small and medium business, attract investments, and improve the investment climate; innovative projects and developments.

For mode detail please visit the agency’s website.

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