“Six school reforms to be completed with the PNRR by 2022, 17 billion in investments of which 3 to tackle the nursery emergency. In today’s control room, chaired by Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi illustrated the lines of intervention that are the responsibility of his ministry. “These lines show full compliance with the objectives agreed upon in Europe”, specifies Palazzo Chigi in a note.
Today the control room with Prime Minister Draghi on schools and universities within the Pnrr was held at Palazzo Chigi. The Minister of Economy, Daniele Franco, and the ministers concerned or that Education, Patrizio Bianchi, and of the University, Maria Cristina Messa participated. Also present were the Minister of Regional Affairs, Mariastella Gelmini, the Minister for the South, Mara Carfagna, and the Minister of the Family, Elena Bonetti.
“Today we start this path from education, training and research”, said Draghi explaining: “To date there is a rough calendar for the first six control rooms”. On the choice to start with education, the premier observes: “Partly because the plan should shape the Italy of tomorrow, of those who are young today and then this extraordinary Nobel event for Professor Parisi makes us think about our potential in the field of research and science. Education and research are fundamental for the growth of our country “.
“Respect for commitments is crucial for the allocation of European funds”, recalled the premier. “Each control room allows you to take stock of the implementation of individual investment projects and to identify the obstacles that may arise – he underlined – in order to be able to intervene immediately and respect the schedule of commitments”.
“The presidency has already asked all ministries for further measures necessary to simplify the process of individual projects: many have already arrived and soon there will be another provision with other simplifications”, he said then reiterating: “I have already said that the government does not the electoral calendar follows. It is time to close and times are starting to be short. There is a significant number of measures to be approved within the year, we have always kept our commitments and we do not want to stop now “.
The new Nobel Prize in Physics “Parisi is right: research funding is far lower than in other countries around us. There is a determination to bridge this gap by increasing funds for basic and also applied research “said Draghi again.