The Minister of Development, Public Works and Administration, Cseke Attila, signed on Tuesday the first seven contracts financed from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), selected within the “Renewal Wave” project call. These aim at rehabilitating and modernizing some schools and town halls, increasing energy efficiency and thermal efficiency of some administrative offices.
“Prime Minister Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă participated today in the signing of the first contracts financed from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, selected in the” Renewal Wave “project call.
These are seven financing contracts concluded between local public authorities and the Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration, amounting to over 92 million lei. These aim at the rehabilitation and modernization of some educational units and town halls, the increase of the energy efficiency and the thermal efficiency of some administrative headquarters ”, shows a press release.
“We invited representatives of the local authorities to the Victoria Palace to sign, together with Minister Cseke, the financing of projects to increase energy efficiency for local public purposes. It is the signal of the support that the Romanian Government gives to the local communities, which are closest to the citizens. We need a close partnership for the European resources to reach the communities, the Romanians. I congratulate the town halls and the county councils that signed, today, the contracts through which they receive financing. But, like them, another 1430 projects from all over the country will have at their disposal over 2.4 billion euros, from PNRR and from national sources, for the rehabilitation of blocks of flats and schools, sanitary units, public buildings all over the country “, said Prime Minister Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca.
The Prime Minister added that this call for projects is carried out in full transparency, in a digital system, offering equal funding opportunities to all local communities, regardless of region or political affiliation of the mayor, and citizens the opportunity to see how national public funds are allocated. and European. “I strongly support the extension of this model of good practice in the central administration. Transparency and accountability in the public service are the basis for regaining the trust of Romanians “, the prime minister added, according to the quoted source.
“Since the transparency of the applicant’s guide less than four months ago, we have reached, in record time, the signing of contracts. The Romanian Government, through the Ministry of Development, has made available to local authorities transparent procedures and a digital platform for submitting funding applications, which have ensured an expeditious procedure. I congratulate the local authorities for their promptness and professionalism. We will soon see the first buildings under renovation, “said Cseke Attila.
Between April 1, 2022 and May 30, 2022, 1,437 funding applications were submitted, which will benefit from a funding of 2.4 billion euros to ensure the transition to a green and resilient built fund.
Editor: Alexandru Costea
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