Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca has announced that 11 targets and milestones in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) are currently being closed, with five more to be closed at today’s government meeting, and another eight on Thursday.
“We are nearing the end of the first quarter of this year, and the government had to meet 24 PNRR milestones and targets. At this moment there are 11 milestones and targets closed. At today’s government meeting we will close another five, and eight more will be closed until tomorrow – ministerial orders and other internal documents,” Ciuca said at the beginning of the meeting.
According to Ciuca, two more documents will be discussed by the Ministry of Research and Digital Transformation and the European Commission, adding that it is important that they be finalised and sent to Brussels on Thursday.
“I want to thank everyone for their efforts and – this was a quarter in which we carried out all the activities and procedures necessary to meet the full set of milestones and objectives – we have now identified all the mechanisms so that we can manage more easily and have a more coherent dialogue with the specialist commissions in Brussels for everything that means compliance with the regulations demanded by the European Commission and the content of the guidelines that we develop for each project,” said Ciuca.
161 million lei for setting up 100 social service centers for elderly
The Government will approve, in Wednesday’s meeting, the allocation of 161 million lei in order to set up 100 social service centers for the elderly, Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca announced.
“In today’s Government meeting, we will take decisions on several areas, one of which is the social field. We approve a financing of 161 million lei for the establishment of 100 social service centers for the elderly,” Ciuca said at the beginning of the his Cabinet’s meeting.
He added that the strategic document on social inclusion and poverty reduction for the period 2022-2027 would also be approved.
“It is a goal that aims to reduce the number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion by at least 7% by 2027,” he said, according to Agerpres.
We approve revenues and expenditures budget for 2022 of Environment Fund Administration
The government will approve, on Wednesday, the budget of revenues and expenditures for the year 2022 of the Administration of the Environment Fund, through which the Rabla (scrappage scheme), Casa Verde (green home scheme), Rable pentru aparate casnice (Scrap programme for household appliances) will continue and financing sessions will be launched for the programmes on public electricity transport, green infrastructure, waste management.
“In the field of environment and investments we approve the budget of revenues and expenditures for 2022 of the Environment Fund and the Administration of the Environment Fund. Here it is very important to emphasize that, basically, we will continue the programmes already established and long awaited by the Romanians Casa Verde and Rabla for household appliances and we will also launch new financing sessions for programmes that will be adjusted to the requirements imposed by the new socio-economic reality, and we refer mainly to photovoltaic systems, public electricity transport, green infrastructure and waste management,” Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca announced at the beginning of the Government meeting.