OREANDA-NEWS.  According to the agency, the authorities of the entities that participate in the pilot project to combat poverty have prepared proposals for the formation and maintenance of regional registries for the poor in Russia.  At the same time, proposals were made to create a system for tracking the standard of living of Russians in order to improve it.

 In addition, the analysis and prepared proposals for poverty reduction through the implementation of measures in the areas of employment, health and education, as well as proposals for the creation of a monitoring system for the self-employed population.

 In addition to Tatarstan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Primorsky Krai, Ivanovo, Lipetsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novgorod and Tomsk regions participate in a pilot project to reduce poverty.  They were joined by five more regions: the Republic of Komi and Tyva, the Altai and Perm Territories, and the Kurgan Region.