Tatarstan carriers received 85.5 million rubles. to compensate for losses related to the introduction of QR codes
KAZAN, February 22. /Then 24/. The amount of compensation for carriers of Tatarstan in connection with the introduction of QR codes in transport for November and December will amount to 85.5 million rubles. The money was allocated from the budget of the republic, the press service of the Ministry of Transport of Tatarstan reported on Tuesday.
“To compensate for losses due to the introduction of QR codes in public transport from the budget of the Republic of Tatarstan, funds have been allocated for November and December in the amount of 85.5 million rubles,” said said the press service.
Note that funds will be transferred as municipalities provide signed agreements and applications. At present, the agreements of 13 municipalities out of 38 have been submitted to the ministry.
“In turn, municipalities will transfer funds to carriers in the form of grants,” the news service added.
Since November 22, 2021, a decree of the republican government has entered into force in Tatarstan, according to which, when traveling on any public transport (bus, electric transport, metro), you must present a QR code regarding vaccination, medical exemption or illness you have had in the last six months. Mandatory QR codes in transport have been abolished since February 21, 2022.
In December, the Republican Mindortrans news service reported that the biggest drop in passenger traffic was seen in the first week of November 22-28 – by 27.6%. In the second week, the fall was 23.7%, in the third – 20.2%.