By Order of the Minister of Geology and Subsoil Protection of the USSR as of December 24, 1957, a Provision was adopted on regional geological Funds under the USSR Ministry of Geology and Subsoil Protection.
Under the Order, all the geological research materials had to be collected in the storage facilities of national and regional geological funds of the Ministry and Geology Administrations of the Soviet republics.
The accumulation of geological materials in the geological funds had been based on the “Provision on the Soviet Geological Fund” and “Provision on the Regional Geological Funds” approved by the Ministry of Geology of the USSR, under the Decree No 834 of the USSR Council of Ministers dated 24 October 1968. №834.
The objectives of Regional Geological Fund (now Kyrgyz State Geological Fund – KSGF) comprise implementation of recording and analysis of the results of all geological works produced in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, state registration of these works, registration of occurrences and deposits, collection and centralized storage of geological materials.
KSGF is also authorised for recording of all geological, geological surveying, prospecting, exploration, hydrogeological, geotechnical, geophysical and related research works carried out in the country by all the exploration, mining, research and design as well as other organizations. Registry of the operations.
Registration for all types of geological works carried out in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic by all organizations, regardless of departmental affiliation, and providing them with certificates of registration allowing the entities to apply for funding of geological works by the banks.