Far East Development Ministry: Some 200,000 new jobs for Russian citizens in the Arctic by 2035
Some 200,000 new jobs for Russian citizens will be created in the Arctic by 2025. The Agency for the Development of Human Capital in the Far East and the Arctic will be in charge of attracting new personnel, said Russian Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic Alexander Krutikov at the parliamentary hearings On the Preparations for the Draft Strategy of the Development of the Russian Arctic Zone until 2035.
"Within the next 15 years, we expect to launch hundreds of projects in the Arctic and create up to 200,000 jobs. These jobs will be for Russian citizens," Krutikov said.
According to the deputy minister, the Agency for the Development of Human Capital in the Far East and the Arctic will manage the hiring of personnel from all over the country starting in 2020.
"It will prepare an annual long-term forecast for jobs in demand, assist the regions in amending the list of jobs and qualifications, as well as update the education system," Krutikov said.
Northern (Arctic) Federal University will become the Arctic development institute: it will adopt a special development program through 2035.