Structural guiding the national minorities
There are proper functional distinguishes between various administrative subdivisions responsible for ethnic policy realization in the definite areas.
The Regional Administration Committee of interethnic relations, performing the functions of expert, consultative, informational and coordination center on interethnic relations problems is in charge of conducting the common state policy in ethnic relations. The Committee in coordination with urban and rural administrations concerns itself with improving the interethnic relations in Orenburg region. It also establishes relations between the state and public organizations in questions falling within its competence (p.3.1, the Regulations on Regional Administration Committee of interethnic relations, app. to Orenburg region Administration Head order of 14.02.2001 N6 – ORD).
Other administrative subdivisions responsible for ethnic policy are Committee of Culture and Art, Education department of Orenburg region, Professional training department, Committee of religious organizations relations (the regulations of the appropriate subdivisions are approved by the Administration Head resolutions of 04.04.2000 N430-R, of 05.09.2000 N990-R and of 31.10.2000 N1200-R and by the Administration Head order of 13.02.2001 N5-ORD).