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People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry

The People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry (Narkomtiazhprom; Russian: Народный комиссариат тяжёлой промышленности СССР) was a government ministry in the Soviet Union.

The People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry, known by the acronym NKTP, was founded in 1932 and was responsible for all heavy industrial goods, including mining, machinery and defense goods.[1]

Organisations they took responsibility for include:

The defense industry assets were separated in December 1936, with the creation of the People's Commissariat of the Defense Industry, and in August 1937 a commissariat was set up for engineering.[2] In early 1939 the NKTP was divided into six separate commissariats.[2]

List of ministersEdit

Source:[3][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gregory, Paul R. (2004). The Political Economy of Stalinism: Evidence from the Soviet Secret Archives. Cambridge University Press. p. 154. ISBN 9780521533676.
  2. ^ a b Lewis, Robert A. (2016). Science and Industrialization in the U.S.S.R. Springer. pp. 61–65. ISBN 9781349037865.
  3. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1917-1964". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1964-1991". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.