EU PRO Programme funded by the European Union and the Republic of Serbia
  • Republic of Serbia
  • UNOPS

Municipality of Knjaževac

Southern and Eastern Serbia - Zaječarski District

Level of development - Group IV

Active enterprises - 302

Active entrepreneurs - 801

28,896


Citizens
h-money

33,296


Average income

1,202


Area
Knjaževac
Knjaževac
Knjaževac
Knjaževac

2


improving business competitiveness

2


improving business environment

1


strengthening social cohesion and inclusion

135,767 Euros

106,391 Euros

(78% EU PRO)

29,376 Euros

(22% Co-funding)

56,730 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in clothing production - A-Dress

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in production and sale of women's and men's clothes and provision of sewing service for other customers. The grant will be used to procure sewing machines and equipment in order to initiate the production of their own brand of clothes, which will increase production and enable the creation of four new immediate jobs and 13 more in the long run. The entrepreneur will be conducting corporate social responsibility activities which will include educational workshops for local children, donation of clothes to children from low income families and provision of clothes and jerseys to the local sports association and kennel society.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

18,000 Euros

14,400 Euros

3,600 Euros

Support to a metal processing enterprise - Kran-ing

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The enterprise is engaged in production of steel structures, hoists, hydraulic and process equipment. Apart from the domestic market, their products are sold in Montenegro, Macedonia and Sri Lanka. The grant will be utilised for the procurement of certified professional welding equipment in line with all the relevant standards, which will lead to the immediate creation of three new jobs and another two in the long term. The enterprise will be implementing corporate social responsibility activities aimed at raising public awareness about the need for waste management, and donating products to the municipal public utility company.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

38,730 Euros

26,800 Euros

11,930 Euros

9,741 Euros

Development of Execution Design for the Training/Start-up Centre in Rgošte village

Technical Documentation

Developing technical documentation for the reconstruction of a building of the Rgošte village school in the Knjaževac municipality, will create conditions for setting up a Training/Start-up centre for the food-processing industry, which will enable the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary for dealing with fruit and vegetable processing.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

7,600 Euros

6,050 Euros

1,550 Euros

Provision of a back-up server for the e-permitting system

E-permitting

Improvement of the electronic system for the issuance of building permits through the provision of a back-up server, which will enhance its stability and availability for over 6,500 users that benefit from it every day. Server and network equipment were procured through the project, as well as necessary licences. The aim of this activity was to contribute to the creation of a more favourable business environment by improving the efficiency and transparency of the e-government and, ultimatively, to new investments. At the same time, citizens’ trust in institutions, as well as the quality of services that are being offered through the e-government will also be enhanced.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

2,141 Euros

2,141 Euros

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69,296 Euros

Renovation of the Gurgusovac Tower in Knjaževac

Local Infrastructure

The renovation of the open-air stage of the Gurgusovac Tower in Knjaževac, including installation of stage equipment, will provide better functioning of the facility and improve the cultural and tourist offer in Knjaževac. Additionally, within good governance activities, the selection of the Programme for the 58th Serbian Youth Culture Festival, organised on this stage and visited every year by 15,000 people, will be developed in the participative process.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

69,296 Euros

57,000 Euros

12,296 Euros