The experts presented the main changes in the socio-economic development of the region that have occurred during the last years of active reforms.
In recent years, impressive creative work has been carried out in the Andijan region. The number of large industrial enterprises has significantly increased, communications have been laid, social facilities and apartment buildings have been built.
Gross domestic product of the region (GRP) for 2017-2020 increased by 24% and amounted to 38.5 trillion soums, industrial production increased from 8 trillion soums to 36 trillion soums (an increase of 97%).
Agricultural production increased by 12%, from 12 trillion soums in 2016 to 27 trillion soums in 2020.
The number of operating enterprises in the region increased by 17%, from 36 thousand in 2016 to 42 thousand in 2020.
In the field of infrastructure development for 2016-2020, 47 km of gas pipelines and 1,553 km of water supply networks were laid.
During the same period, about 180 thousand jobs were created.
The population of this region is 10% of the total population of the country, while the area of the region is only 1% of the territory of the republic. Measures are being taken to meet the growing needs of the population by building multi-store buildings.
In particular, over the past five years, 5,224,000 square meters of housing, 17,000 places in preschool institutions, 37,000 places in schools and 4,300 places in hospitals have been commissioned in the region.
In addition, in June this year, the construction of a new city - "New Andijan" began. According to the master plan of the new city with a total area of about 4,000 hectares, it consists of 1,439 hectares of buildings, including residential, commercial and small industrial zones, 1,820 hectares of green space, 223 hectares of social and service infrastructure, as well as 499 hectares of streets and road.
Center for Economic Research and Reforms