Kaliningrad authorities plan to use the blockchain as part of a pilot project processing of applications for social benefits.
The Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov organized a meeting with the adviser of the Chairman of Vnesheconombank Vladimir Demin with the purpose of training government officials in the basics of working with this technology.
«The blockchain has huge potential. We decided to start with such important things as social benefits, we plan to finish the project and to implement it in the lives of all the residents of the Kaliningrad region», – said the chief Executive officer.
According to him, the blockchain will reduce the processing time of appeals and to protect operations from fraud. System testing will take place before the end of June. In the fall the program will expand, on the basis of the blockchain can be used to control other types of services, the Governor said.
In turn Demin reported that about fifty officials have already visited the first classes on the basics of the blockchain, conducted by representatives of the Bank.