The Serbian government adopted a set of decrees in the field of the economy for 2021, which encourage regional and local development, entrepreneurship through development projects and determine the Programme of support for small and medium-sized enterprises for the procurement of equipment.
Support programmes for accredited regional development agencies have been adopted and the Programme of a standardised set of services for micro, small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs has been established, which are also implemented through these development agencies.
Today the government also adopted the Programme for encouraging the development of entrepreneurship through financial support for beginners in business in 2021, as well as the Programme for encouraging the development of entrepreneurship through financial support for women entrepreneurs and the young.
The Serbian government provided funds in the amount of RSD 600,000,000 for the reconstruction of communal infrastructure and watercourses damaged in the floods in June last year, which will be distributed through local self-government units.
The government has made a decision to declare a natural disaster in twenty municipalities on the territory of the Republic, in which, due to heavy rains and precipitation, numerous facilities and infrastructure were damaged.
The state of natural disaster was declared in the following municipalities: Nis, Leskovac, Pirot, Vranje, Bujanovac, Zitoradja, Doljevac, Dimitrovgrad, Vlasotince, Gadzin Han, Vladicin Han, Medvedja, Kursumlija, Bela Palanka, Babusnica, Bojnik, Prijepolje, Tutin, Prokuplje and Crna Trava.
This decision will launch a mechanism of the Office for Public Investment Management to send assistance for the reconstruction of damaged family housing facilities owned by citizens, public facilities in public ownership and infrastructure.