The session “Federal treasury – new rules and new possibilities” on September 13, was held in the format of an open dialogue with the Head of the Treasury of Russia Roman Artyukhin.
“In the last few years, 645 billion rubles have been received by the federal budget. 165 million rubles were contracted this year, and this is, by the way, three good annual budgets of the average constituent entity of the Federation. New tools that give results immediately are developing” — said Roman Artyukhin.
The Head of the federal service told what challenges his employees have to face and answered questions about the work of the treasury. According to him, today in the treasury are being served 29 thousand legal entities that are non-budgetary institutions. The balances on them reach 560 million rubles, and this is a good result. But we must continue to "push money into the economy" and develop new financial mechanisms, "so that every budgetary ruble could work to achieve desired goals."
“We do not have a goal to capture the most part of the treasury resources, on the contrary, we want the account balances to be zero. So that with the treasury maintenance every kopeck, passing through the treasury accounts in transit, could go into the economy more quickly,” — said Roman Artyukhin.
During the meeting was held the vote “Is it possible to transfer the functions of the Treasury of Russia to outsourcing?”, that caused a lively discussion in the hall. 67.5% answered “no”, 7.1% decided that the functions of the treasury could be redistributed among the other state authorities, 25.4% agreed that they could be outsourced to the commercial sector.During the vote “Does the activities of the Treasury respond to the modern challenges and risks the public administration system is facing?” 84.2% of voters chose the option “Now yes, but we mustn’t be satisfied with what has already been achieved.”