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4 New ROP-Financed Projects for Development and Modernisation of Cluj Metropolitan Area, Funded by ROP

02 May 2012

The overall objective of the project Modernisation and expansion of the public transport system in the metropolitan area of Cluj - phase 1, in a total amount of 39,967,064.92 lei, of which 27,567,165.65 lei represent non-reimbursable financing, is to rehabilitate the public transport infrastructure and to improve public transport services in the municipality of Cluj-Napoca. The project consists of modernising 1,130 sqm of public spaces and 87 public transport stations and an automated system for issuing travel tickets. The project implementation period is 20 months.

The overall objective of the project Integrated social housing for the community (5, Iuliu Coroianu st.), in a total amount of 10,116,093.59 lei, of which 7,987,461.53 lei represent non-reimbursable financing, is to rehabilitate the social infrastructure of Cluj-Napoca Municipality by renovating and modernising, among others, social housing, alleys, parking lots and playgrounds. Thus, two social housing buildings, with a useful area of 3007.83 sqm, will be renovated, and there will be planned 260 sqm of walkways, 492.9 sqm of roadway lanes, eight parking lots, a storage place of 8.31 sqm, 482.44 sqm of green space in the courtyard of the building complex (of which 246.8 sqm represent a playground) and an access ramp for people with disabilities. The project has an implementation period of 31 months.

 

The overall objective of the project Multipurpose Integrated Social Services Centre - "Wonderland", in a total amount of 4,063,708.89 lei, of which 3,201,938.29 lei represent non-reimbursable financing, is to rehabilitate 734, 01 sqm of access ramps for people with disabilities. Direct beneficiaries are people living in the day centre, of which 90% are of Roma ethnicity. The project has an implementation period of 31 months.

The overall objective of the project Regional centre of excellence for creative industries, in a total amount of 68,389,300.30 lei, of which 25,990,997.05 lei represent non-reimbursable financing, is to create regional business support structures in the field of creative industries, aimed at stimulating the creation of new jobs and the development of the local economy. Thus, the project implies building 13,256.35 sqm of useful area, newly created for business structures, (of which 2,230.93 sqm are office spaces, 966.07 sqm are workshops and 1,056.55 are multi-purpose spaces). Direct beneficiaries of the project are the 26 economic operators attracted within the business support structure, of which 18 are micro-enterprises and small enterprises, 6 medium-sized enterprises and 2 large enterprises. The project will lead to the creation of 141 new jobs in the companies hosted by the business support structure and 12 new jobs within the management structure. The project has an implementation period of 33 months.

2,793 financing contracts, in a total amount of 21.878.720.616 lei were signed under the Regional Operational Programme, until 27 April.