Film-story about the seven-year plan for the development of the national economy of the USSR for 1959-1965. Speech by NS Khrushchev at the 21st Congress of the CPSU. People read newspapers. Construction: Irkutsk, Mamakan, Bratsk hydroelectric power plants, the Abakan-Taishet railway, the Tuimazy-Angarsk pipeline, an aluminum plant, a blast furnace, a chemical plant. Launching of the icebreaker "Lenin". Manufacturing of artificial materials in the chemical industry. Production processes in the shops of a metallurgical plant. Production of bearings in the workshop of the First Bearing Plant. Interview with Professor of the Astronomical Institute B. V. Kukarin (synchronously). Wood rafting. Mechanized harvesting of grain in the fields. Growing vegetables in greenhouses. View of livestock farms, poultry houses, schools, hospitals, libraries, sanatoriums. Collective farmers are considering projects for economic construction. Cotton picking in Uzbekistan. Geologists in the mountains. Athletes at the stadium. The territory of the Uralmash plant. Construction of residential buildings. The film features the music of the composer A. Flyarkovsky.