The solemn ceremony of presenting the state awards of the Russian Federation, the awards of the Penza region and the Governor, the awards of the head of the subject of the Russian Federation for outstanding achievements in the sphere of mass media, culture and art took place on Friday, December 29, 2017.
Addressing the participants of the ceremony, the head of the regional executive authority noted that according to the main indicators of socio-economic development the Penza region is successfully developing this year.
"The index of industrial production was 103.6 percent. The enterprises connected with the military industrial complex work effectively, as well as the production of civilian products. The export of goods produced in the Penza region increased by 40 percent, " - Ivan Belozertsev informed.
"We have achieved good results in the field of agriculture-2.5 million tons of grain, 2.3 million tons of beet for the region, recorded the highest ever yield of potato in the history of the region. The region ranks second in the Volga Federal District for vegetable productivity, the first - on the yield of cereals. In addition, we have become one of the leaders of the District in terms of growth rates and the volume of production of meat and commercial fish, " - he recalled.
The governor stressed that each of those present with their work strengthens the economy, education and health, culture and social sphere of the subject of the Federation.
"Together we are developing our Penza region. I express my gratitude to you for your many years of conscientious work, for your sincere desire to make our region better, " - Ivan Belozertsev thanked the awardees.
"The main thing is that in our minds there is stability, and in the soul - the desire to achieve success in the Penza land. More initiatives and creative projects! Low bow to you, wish for goodness, happiness, peace! Happy New Year, " - he concluded.
Ivan Belozertsev presented state awards of the Russian Federation. By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation for the great contribution to the development of the nuclear industry and strengthening of the defense capability of the Russian Federation, the medal of the Order "For Services to the Fatherland" of the II degree was awarded to Boris Nikitin, the head of the technological department of the service of the chief technologist of the federal state unitary enterprise, the federal research and production center "Production Association" Start " named after M.V. Protsenko. "
The Honorary Diploma of the President of the Russian Federation was awarded to Ekaterina Bannova, Chairman of the Board of the Penza Regional Branch of the All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Retired Persons of Russia".
The decree of the President of the Russian Federation for merits in the field of agriculture and long-term conscientious work the tractor driver of the enterprise "Megaferma" in the Kuznetsk region Jafar Kudakaev awarded with the diploma of the President of the Russian Federation.
Also, Ivan Belozertsev received the Head of State's medals, medals of the Order of Merit for the Penza Region, badges of honored workers of the industries, the Awards of the Governor of the Penza Region for outstanding achievements in the field of mass media, culture and art following the results of 2017.
We develop the Penza region together, - Ivan Belozertsev