On April 25, a ceremony for presenting the Hero of Labour medals will take place in the Kremlin.
The President will present medals to Yevgeny Dronov, general director of TULAMASHZAVOD Production Association; Mark Zakharov, artistic director of Lenkom Theatre; Nikolai Karpol, head coach of Uralochka-NTMK volleyball club; Alexander Kulichenko, shaft sinker at the Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya-2 mine of SUEK-Kuzbass; and Galina Savelyeva, a professor at the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University.
The title of the Hero of Labour was established in March 2013. It is awarded for outstanding achievements in public, social and economic activity; for contribution to the country’s socioeconomic development, including industrial production, agriculture, transport, construction, science, culture, education, healthcare and other areas.
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On the same day, Vladimir Putin will congratulate the first graduates of the Management Personnel Pool programme on their successful graduation. The President will meet with programme participants who received new appointments as acting governors of Russian regions during their study.
The Management Personnel Pool programme was established upon the President’s instruction. On June 14, 2017, the first intake began at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, in cooperation with the country’s major educational institutions, including Sberbank Corporate University, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, and the Higher School of Economics.
Seventy-four participants were admitted for the first programme, including heads of federal and regional government bodies, local government bodies and companies with state participation.