Social and economic development of Bukhara region over five years
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) presented the results of the development of Bukhara region over the past five years. The experts presented the main changes in the socio-economic development of the region that have occurred during the last years of active reforms.
By its territory, Bukhara region ranks second among the regions of the country after Navoi. Due to the convenient geographical location, historical monuments, rich natural resources, advanced experience in agriculture, tourism, industry, logistics and agro-industry are consistently developing in the region.
In recent years, large-scale creative work has been carried out in Bukhara region. The number of large industrial enterprises has significantly increased, communications have been laid, social facilities and apartment buildings have been built.
The share of agriculture in the gross regional product is 43.7%. The region has great potential in the spheres of industry, services and entrepreneurship.
Gross domestic product of the region (GRP) for 2017-2020 increased by 17% amounted to 31.5 trillion soums, industrial production increased from 5.6 trillion soums to 17.8 trillion soums (growth 11%).
Agricultural production increased by 12%, from 10 trillion soums in 2016 to 24.4 trillion soums in 2020.
The number of operating enterprises in the region increased by 59% from 21.4 thousand in 2016 to 33.9 thousand in 2020.
In the field of infrastructure development for 2016-2020. 92 km of gas pipelines and 2,045 km of water supply networks were laid.
Of the 8 thousand citizens who returned to the Bukhara region from abroad during the pandemic, 7 thousand were employed.
For five years, about 129 thousand jobs were created.
During the same period, 5,424 thousand square meters were commissioned in the region. housing, created 9.2 thousand places in preschool institutions, 42.4 thousand places in schools, 2.3 thousand hospital beds.
For Bukhara region, 713 investment projects worth about 19 trillion soums have been formed for implementation in 2021-2022. Of these, 555 will be implemented this year, it is planned to create more than 14 thousand new jobs.