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Mikhail Mishustin spoke at the plenary session “Digital Industry of Industrial Russia” in Nizhny Novgorod

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22 May2024
Mikhail Mishustin spoke at the plenary session “Digital Industry of Industrial Russia” in Nizhny Novgorod
On May 21, 2024, in Nizhny Novgorod, Chairman of the Russian Government Mikhail Mishustin spoke at the plenary session “Digital Industry of Industrial Russia”. The event was attended by First Deputy Chairman of the Government of Russia Denis Manturov, Deputy Prime Ministers Dmitry Grigorenko and Dmitry Chernyshenko, Minister of Industry and Trade Anton Alikhanov, Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of Russia Maksut Shadayev, Plenipotentiary Representative of the President in the Volga Federal District Igor Komarov and other officials faces.

This year the main theme of the plenary session is “Technological independence of industrial Russia”. Before the start of the event, guests got acquainted with the best Russian technologies and developments presented at the exhibition stands.

The guests were presented with a VOLGA passenger car, the production of which will begin this year. The delegation also visited the stand of the state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom and PJSC KamAZ, the site of Russian Railways OJSC, Gazprom Neft PJSC and a number of others. The guests got acquainted with new projects for the digitalization of industrial processes, which are being implemented by companies from friendly countries. Thus, at the stand of the Chinese company Beijin Tech, the latest telecommunications equipment and intelligent systems for managing the construction, maintenance and operation of digital infrastructure were presented. The delegation also visited the joint stand of Belarus and the site of Iran.

Mikhail Mishustin greeted the conference participants, noting that the event, with the participation of representatives of the largest companies and government agencies, developers and experts, traditionally discusses the results and further plans for the digitalization of major industries.

The Head of Government recalled that Russian President Vladimir Putin approved new national development goals, one of which is the digital transformation of public administration, the economy and the social sphere. This, according to Mikhail Mishustin, can be achieved through the widespread use of big data, artificial intelligence and the Internet of things. “The tasks are very large-scale, and, of course, they require coordinated actions of both entrepreneurs and the state. There is the necessary basis for their implementation,” the Prime Minister emphasized.

During the plenary session, the heads of the largest Russian companies, whose production sites are located, including in the regions of the Volga Federal District, spoke about the results of work on digitalization of business processes and ensuring the digital sovereignty of industry.

Our district is actively introducing digital technologies and automated control systems in production and the energy sector, developing our own software and developing AI. The issues that were discussed at the plenary session are related to the transition of enterprises in key industries to basic and applied Russian software in systems that support basic production and management processes. Here, one of the tools for achieving the national goal of digital transformation is the national project “Data Economy and Digital Transformation of the State” based on the current national project “Digital Economy”. Taking into account the new tasks set by President Vladimir Putin, innovation clusters are actively developing in the regions of the district and human resources are being strengthened,” said Igor Komarov.