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First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov noted at the meeting that a little more than a month and a half remained before the start of the All-Russian Population Census and it was necessary to finalize the status on all issues in preparation for the event.

“Today we are faced with several main tasks – to ensure the participation of the planned number of census takers and volunteers in the census, to complete all work on preparing the portal of public services for use in the census and the ability to fill out an electronic census form on the portal,” the First Deputy Prime Minister stressed.

According to him, it is important to once again check the readiness of the premises, transport, IT infrastructure and employees of the territorial bodies of Rosstat, municipal and regional authorities for smooth operation.

The head of Rosstat Pavel Malkov noted that after the adoption of the Government’s decree on clarifying the timing of the All-Russian Population Census, an information and explanatory campaign was intensified. A library has been created, which contains all the necessary information materials for use by regional and municipal authorities. Teaching materials have been developed for conducting classroom hours, explanatory lessons in schools and universities.

From October 15 to November 14, more than 25 thousand volunteers will be involved in the census. Rosstat and Rosmolodezhi were instructed to work out the registration of volunteers wishing to participate in the census on the website by the end of September https: // and provide them with the necessary equipment, as well as personal protective equipment. Rosstat, together with the Ministry of Education and Science and a number of other ministries, have been instructed to strengthen efforts to attract students and graduate students to participate in the census on a voluntary basis.

Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media Oleg Kachanov informed the meeting participants about the results of work on the electronic census form and the results of testing the portal of public services for readiness for appropriate loads. According to him, all the necessary tests have been carried out. The format of the electronic census questionnaire has been prepared, which is convenient for filling out both in a browser and on a mobile device. By the end of September, all work on the preparation of the portal and the electronic census form will be completed.

Representatives of a number of regions, including the Altai Territory, the republics of Ingushetia and Bashkortostan, Ryazan and Tambov regions, also spoke.

The next meeting on preparations for the All-Russian Population Census is scheduled for the end of September.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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