CHERKESSK, October 12. /TASS/. Karachay-Cherkessia (KCR) is among the regions with the highest rate of gasification during the last five years this indicator in the Republic increased by 7% and on 1 September 2017 amounted to 81,2%, said on Thursday TASS in the press-service of JSC “Gazprom gazoraspredelenie Vladikavkaz”.

“Today, Karachay-Cherkessia gasified 81.2%, the average for the country of 67.2%. Over the past five years the level of gasification of the Republic grew by almost 7%,” – said the Agency.

Since 2009, KCR participates in the program of gasification of regions of Russia during this time of PJSC “Gazprom” has directed to the construction of gas lines about 2 billion rubles, of which 100 million will be used in 2017. Now the region is the construction of inter-settlement gas pipeline with a length of 6.7 km from the village of Pregradnaya to the village of Kyzyl – Urup . This year will also begin the design of the pipeline in Uchkulanskaya gorge, the construction of which is scheduled for 2019.