Former speaker of the State Duma Boris Gryzlov plans to launch Russian technical society (RTO), whose name Is an analogy with the existing Russian geographical society under the leadership of defense Minister Sergei Shoigu the military historical society, headed by the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky.
It is expected that the RTO have the opportunity to join the leading Russian State Corporation and state-owned company, writes the newspaper " Izvestia ".
at the same time the idea was met with mixed explanations in the expert community: some experts called it unsustainable in the modern business conditions, and because each of the organizations, the state has already built and maintains it directly without needing a " layer ". It is planned that Gryzlov will present the concept of RTO Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will be required to approve it. We emphasize that in Russia already existed a society Similar to that which plans Boris Gryzlov. In tsarist Russia it was called the Imperial Russian technical society was eliminated with the coming to power of the Bolsheviks. Society means the development of technology and industry. Remember, Gryzlov in the early winter of 2003, he was elected people's Deputy of the state Duma of the 4th convocation, at the beginning of winter 2007 – 5-th convocation. In both convocations – the head of the State Duma. 14 Dec 2011 did not want the mandate of the Deputy of the State Duma of the sixth convocation. 10 November 2012 by decree of President Vladimir Putin appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of state Corporation for atomic energy " Rosatom ". 26 December 2015, Vladimir Putin appointed Boris Gryzlov, the Plenipotentiary representative of Russia in the contact group on Ukraine. Boris Gryzlov – permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. He has state awards: order of Honour (2000), order "for merits before Fatherland" II and III degrees (2005, 2008).