The Department ensures elaboration of the government policy and legal and regulatory framework in the sphere of ensuring sustainable socio-economic development of the Republic of Crimea and the Federal City of Sevastopol.
One of the core tasks of the Department is an implementation of the large-scale projects that will integrate the economy of Crimea and Sevastopol into the economic territory of the Russian Federation, eliminate regional development imbalances, remove infrastructure restrictions, and improve investment institutes.
Such projects are the free economic zone (Federal Act No. 377-FZ of November 29, 2014, Concerning Development of the Republic of Crimea and the Federal City of Sevastopol and the Free Economic Zone on the Territories of the Republic of Crimea and the Federal City of Sevastopol) and the federal special-purpose programme “Socio-Economic Development of the Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol until 2020” (Government Decree No. 790 of August 11, 2014).