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More than 6.8 thousand inhabitants in Atyrau region it is planned to cover active measures of employment in 2017

Tamara Duissenova

In the framework of the Program of development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship in Atyrau oblast active employment promotion measures is planned to cover more than 6.8 thousand people. About it today at the seminar on the implementation of the above programs, the forthcoming increase in pensions and benefits and the introduction of targeted social assistance in the new format, held in the regional akimat, Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova.

The event was attended by akim of the region Nurlan Nogayev, mayors of cities, districts, rural districts, representatives of the party "Nur Otan" and the Regional chamber of entrepreneurs "Atameken", public bodies, heads of employment centers and services, etc.

At the beginning of his speech the head of the MLSP RK reminded that from 1 January 2017 in Kazakhstan, the program on the development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship (hereinafter - the program), which provides: mass training and skills in occupations in demand and the basics of entrepreneurship, creation of conditions for mass entrepreneurship through credit, the development of the labor market through promotion of employment and support labor mobility.

"Within the first direction of the program will be organized free vocational training on the basis of the colleges with a training period to 2.5 years, especially for young people who after finishing school are not enrolled in educational institutions. This year it is planned to extend technical and vocational education more than 21 thousand young people of Kazakhstan. The state will fully cover the cost of tuition, pay a stipend to reimburse expenses for travel and accommodation and will also provide disposable hot meals for students in institutions of technical and vocational education," - said Tamara Duissenova.

In addition, the colleges, training centers of the NCE "Atameken" and the training centers of the enterprises will be conducted short-term vocational training courses (1 to 6 months).

To ensure availability of training to citizens living in remote rural areas, will be organized mobile training centers: in the form of mobile systems with special classes in Akmola, Aktobe, East Kazakhstan, Mangistau and Kostanay regions; on the basis of small schools in remote rural localities; on the basis of employers.

Tamara Duissenova noted that the loans for the program participants in the cities will be issued by the Fund "Damu", and in the villages and small cities Fund support for agriculture and Agrarian credit Corporation. The amount of the granted credits increased to 8 thousand MCI (up to KZT 18 million) with a period of 5 years (the livestock and agricultural cooperatives up to 7 years) and annual interest rate to 6%. For loans through the Agricultural credit Corporation introduces the mechanism of loan guarantee: up to 85% for start-up entrepreneurs and up to 50% for existing.

The third direction of the program provides for increased targeted support in employment of certain categories of citizens, increase of mobility of labor resources and development of infrastructure of the labor market.

"We will continue to use tools such as youth practice and social jobs and public works that are in demand among young people, women and persons with disabilities. To improve labor mobility provides for the provision of state support measures to persons who voluntarily relocated to the regions defined by the Government. In particular, they will be provided funds for initial adaptation and for reimbursement of expenses for travel and baggage. This year's planned subsidies for relocation 2.7 thousand citizens", - informed the Minister.

This year, budget expenditures on the program amounted to KZT 85.3 billion, including KZT 2.5 billion allocated in Atyrau oblast.

"In the region of the active employment promotion measures in the framework of the program is planned to cover more than 6.8 thousand people", - concluded Tamara Duissenova.

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