Government of the Russian Federation faces the task of implementing 12 national projects of strategic development by 2024. This means new regulation and organizational technology as well as budgetary expense. Such transformations always carry risk as usual practices change and adaptation to the new rules takes time. Besides, achievement of quantitative indicators set by the national projects may result in lower quality of state services and eventually, in social tensions. What are the ways to mitigate such side effects and keep the stability while reaching the goal? Must the reforms have unpleasant collateral effect, or can they be beneficial for the whole society?