Each month, the Finance Ministry reports to the government on how the Ministry of the master the money of EU funds. There are ministries where this is not so smoothly and the rules of receiving funds is not yet developed. In this list several ministries, but unconditional antilinear — Ministry of education and science. It accounts for 53% of overdue in the approval of rules of the Cabinet of Ministers.
"For the past three years we have been in cooperation with the ministries prepare a work plan. And agreed, in what terms will be prepared in the program. All these timelines according to the government. According to the schedule, that was prepared by the Ministry of education, all these programmes had to be ready in the summer," — said the Director of the strategy Department of EU funds Ministry of Finance Edgar Chadris.
Meanwhile, time is running out. Recently the Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola informed the Minister of education Karlis Sadurskis, the deadline for the preparation of the rules on December 31. If the documents would not be developed — the Agency risks losing 65 million euros from the European social Fund and gosfinansirovanie — point in the Ministry of Finance.
Mont said that 90 percent of all programs in the amount of 830 million euros have already been approved. Exception — four programs aimed at improving the quality of higher education.
"The working group is now working on the introduction in Latvia absolutely new system of training teachers. And we had to wait for the results of this work that schools were able to attract about 10 million euros. So we thought no need to rush. Now we do everything to be on time," says the Director of the Department of structural funds of Ministry of education of the Santa Smaller.