By Decision No. RD-02-36-359/29.04.2013 of the Head of the Managing Authority of Regional Development Operational Programme (the RDOP) on provision of a grant under the Scheme BG161PO001/1.4-09/2012 "Green and Accessible Urban Environment", 36 project proposals were approved for financing. The total amount of the grant under the Scheme for the country comes to 177 023 094,57 Bulgarian leva.
Among the approved projects is the project of the Municipality of Razgrad "Green and Accessible Urban Environment in the Razgrad central city part". The project budget amounts to 4 899 555,84 BGN, out of which 4 654 578,05 BGN is the sum of the grant under the RDOP, while 244 977,79 BGN is the own contribution (as provided from the municipal budget).
The implementation of the projects will entirely alter the look of the Razgrad downtown part. It is provided for to set up new car parks and to expand the already existing, and a roundabout is designed. Bulgaria boulevard will acquire a totally new look and will turn into a modern pedestrian zone, and some other such zones will be formed in the centre of the provincial town. New sidewalks will be laid out, and so will streetways, green areas, recreation areas, approaches for persons with disabilities, alley and street lights, garden fountains, water areas, and children's playgrounds.