2 Years at the Ministry of Defense

  • About 900 military personnel received flats into ownership;
  • Minimal salary of the military personnel taking part in the peacekeeping operations was increased by 300 hundred dollars;
  • Salary of the 70% of the military personnel was increased by 15-20%;
  • In accordance with NATO demands the remuneration of the armed forces became rank based;
  • Appointments to positions began on the basis of board selection and via competition;
  • Minister’s and private soldier’s insurance packets were made equal;
  • The family members of the military personnel fallen in battle were allocated a monthly compensation of 1000 lari;
  • Compensation of 15000 lari for the families of fallen military personnel was changed to 100 000 lari;
  • Military personnel badly wounded in battle had a corresponding infrastructure and work places created;
  • Social help commission was set to support military personnel and their families;
  • Military Hospital was provided with modern equipment;
  • Military Hospital was provided with modern equipment;
  • Georgia joined NATO forces of fast response;
  • The grounds for establishing NATO training centre in Georgia have been set;
  • Construction of a base began in Akhalkalaki;
  • Modern military infrastructure has been created in Khoni;
  • Military barracks have been repaired in Gori;
  • Modern infrastructure has been created in Marneuli;
  • Safe food and hygiene standards have been created in the army, which did not exist previously;
  • Ten canteens underwent extensive repairs;
  • Subterranean purchases were reduced from 74% to 16%;
  • Number of companies participating in tenders has doubled;
  • No tenders have been carried out without bank guarantees;
  • The organization transparency parameters have been increased from 0% to 87% in comparison to 2012;
  • After reaching success from the transparency viewpoint, Georgian Defense Ministry experience was shared by corresponding agencies of partner countries;
  • The number of those who wished to prolong the contract has been increased by 20%;
  • Compulsory military service period has been reduced to twelve months;
  • In accordance with the law adopted at the initiative of the Ministry of Defense the organization must provide the Parliamentary Defense and Security Committee with planned State purchases if the cost of the goods or services is over two million lari or the cost of the purchased construction works is supposed to be over four million lari;
  • General Headquarters commission has considered and restored in positions 3817 former military personnel.