The Government adopted the local municipality investments support plan for the years 2009-2012 with the total volume of 443 million kroons, writes Postimees Online/LETA. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the investments support plan this time has 39 projects.
Minister of regional affairs Siim Kiisler stated that the EU funds are of great help in improving the living environment in regions while the activities also contribute to invigorating the economy.
From 2009 to 2012, the plan will grant a total of 195 million kroons to support 11 schools, 111 million kroons to 11 primary schools and 22 million kroons to 3 social welfare objects. 14 cultural and entertainment objects were supported by a total of 114 million kroons.
From the year 2007 to 2013 Estonia will get a total of more than six billion kroons from the European Regional Development Fund for its regional development programmes. From this amount, nearly 2.25 billion kroons have been meant for developing public services in municipalities.