For nine month of the current year, People's Control service, which helps to solve issues in the area of improvement and quality of service of the population, received about 48,000 applications from involved Tatarstan citizens. Over 35,000 applications have already been solved, more than 8 thousand are planned for implementation in the near future and another 2,000 are in operation. A motivated refusal was the decision for over 2.600 appeals. This decision is given, for example, in the absence of legal reasons for solving the issue in the application.
On October 9, World Post Day is celebrated annually. The holiday is included in the United Nations system of world and international days.
MTS telecommunication company informed that the construction of the first network for services and devices of the Internet of things in the LTE standard based on NB-IoT (Narrow Band IoT) finished in Tatarstan. The NB-IoT network is launched in Kazan, Innopolis, Arsk, Almetyevsk.
On October 8, at Tatarstan-Japan Forum, held in the city of Kanazawa, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic - Minister of Informatization and Communication Roman Shaykhutdinov introduced the innovative and technological potential of the republic to Japanese business circles. The Minister informed about the developing IT infrastructure of the region, including Innopolis, the IT park and the main regional information systems, many of which are actively used not only in Russia, but also abroad.
Accepting applications for an open IT hackathon in the banking sector started in Tatarstan.
According to the preliminary results of the first nine months of 2018, the Russian Post of Russia handled 258.9 million international postal items mail with supplies inclusions, which is 25 per cent higher than the same period last year.
On October 8, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic – Tatarstan Minister of Informatization and Communication Roman Shaykhutdinov, as a member of Tatarstan delegation led by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, arrived on a working visit in Japan, to take part in the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Science and Technology in Society Forum (STS-Forum).
Shaykhutdinov took part in the Sustainable Development and Lights and Shadows of Science and Technology plenary sessions.
On October 1-2, the World Digital Summit on the Internet of Things technology (IoT World Russia Summit), organized by Redenex international research company was held in Kazan. Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Informatization and Communication of Tatarstan Roman Shaykhutdinov and Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina took part in the opening ceremony. Research Institute of Advanced Telecommunication technologies, the City of Innopolis and the Innopolis decided to launch the first in Russia open NB-IoT network.
On December 10-14, at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre, DigitalSkills 2018 will be held.
On October 6, IT-lyceum of Kazan Federal University will hold the Open Day, where guests can get acquainted with the lyceum, its teachers and educational programmes.