The renovation of gymnasium No.18, schools No.131 and No. 143 is being completed in Kazan
In Kazan, the renovation of three schools
is being completed under the Development of Education federal program –
gymnasium No.18, schools No.131 and No.143. An extension to the main building
at gymnasium No.18 will increase the design capacity of the educational
institution by 300 more students. In total, by September 1, the gymnasium is
ready to admit 670 students. Ilya Korotikhin, First Deputy Director of the
Department for the Maintenance of Social Institutions of the Executive
Committee of Kazan, informed about the readiness of the municipal schools for
the new school year at the Business Monday meeting.
“An extension to gymnasium No.18 is a special event for us, we have
received many appeals from parents about it. On September 1, we will open a new
school building with a landscaped territory in a densely populated area”, -
said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan.
A large amount of work is also being carried out at school No.143 of the
Novo-Savinovsky district of Kazan, where renovation began last year, then the
roof, gym and windows were renewed. This year, the work continued – the front
was repaired, utilities, entrance groups, doors, fire control system were
replaced and the interior design of the premises was completed. “Today, the
main work is being completed at the school”, - I.Korotikhin shared the results.
Alongside the utilities are being prepared for the heating season in
educational organizations. According to I.Korotikhin, pressure testing and
hydraulic washing were carried out at 16 educational institutions, including
networks with a length of 600 meters were repaired and worn-out heating
radiators were replaced.
Modernization of 31 canteens at 30 Kazan schools continues under the
republican program for the renovation of food units. Construction and
installation works are fully completed, and the Department of Food and Social
Nutrition of Kazan is carrying out commissioning of equipment. “18,500 schoolchildren
will be able to appreciate new meals in comfortable conditions. 297 million
rubles have been allocated for these purposes”, - I.Korotikhin said.
I.Metshin noted that the infrastructure in educational institutions is being
improved every year. “We almost completed the school restaurant improvement
program. This is a completely new level of nutrition at schools – a new lunch
format in a comfortable place”, - the Mayor said. The Mayor stressed that the
products undergo strict control in the Department of Food and Social Nutrition
of Kazan. In total, 144 school restaurants will operate in Kazan in the new school
year – 78% of the total number of canteens.
“The new school year is coming, so the readiness of schools is a crucial
issue today. All the necessary work should be carried out in the remaining days”,
- I.Metshin instructed the heads of district administrations and relevant departments.