On the development of children and youth sports in Transcarpathia
On Tuesday, June 9, there was a selector meeting on the development of physical culture and sports, including reserve, popular and youth, chaired by the Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov.
The acting head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Mykhailo Rivis, the Head of Youth and Sports Department of the Regional State Administration Denys Man, the head of the Department of Finance of the Regional State Administration Petro Lazar and representatives of sports schools of the region took part in the videoconference.
According to Youth and Sports Minister Igor Zhdanov, at the beginning of this year, funding of youth sports school from the social insurance fund was discontinued. However, as explained by the official, under the amendments to the state budget, the UAH 100 million subvention was allocated from the state budget. Within three months, UAH 42 million has already been received.
The head of the Youth and Sports Department Denys Man informed the Minister about the state of children and youth, reserve and popular sports in Transcarpathia. According to the official, the budget for sports in Transcarpathian region is UAH 22 million. In the region, there are 34 sports schools. He also stressed that the regional government has taken all measures to preserve sports schools regardless of subordination.
"The expenditure for training process at sports schools amounts to UAH 5.8 million. Another UAH 5.8 million is provided for the additional funding of sports schools this year. The institutions, that were financed by the Social Insurance Fund, are now financed brom the regional budget", - Denys Man said.
He also said that there are three children and youth schools of Olympic reserve in the region. In particular, in Uzhgorod - football and handball schools, and a winter sports school in the village of Yasinya in Rakhiv district.
At the end of his speech, Denys Man said that currently, the subvention in the amount of 246,500 UAH has been transferred from the state budget. This represents 30.52% of the subvention.