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The party "Nur Otan" discussed the employment and enterprise development

Minister

Today in Central office of party "Nur Otan" chaired by the First Deputy Chairman of the party, Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed took place the party of the hearing on the implementation of the development Program of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship.

The event was attended by deputies of the Majilis, members of the party "Nur Otan", representatives of Central state bodies, National chamber of entrepreneurs "Atameken", JSC "KazAgro" Fund of financial support of agriculture, in videoconference - Deputy akims of regions and cities of Astana and Almaty, heads of managements of coordination of employment and social programs of regions and other.

The Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova told the audience about the current state of the program of development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship.

"As you all know, on March 1, we began implementation of the program of development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship (hereinafter - the program).

The new program has 3 areas: the organization of mass training of citizens in demand occupations to increase their possibilities of self-employment, loans for starting a business or expanding a business, as well as promote employment and support labor mobility. This year, the program is provided to 85.3 billion. With the beginning of the program attracted more than 122 thousand people, half of them are rural residents. Permanent jobs employed 57 thousand people. All in all, until the end of the year will create more than 634 thousand jobs in the framework of major state and sectoral programs, creating jobs and legal entities and release of jobs in relation to the natural movement of the labor force (retirement, vacation, maternity, etc.). These jobs will be reserved for the unemployed and unproductive self-employed," said Tamara Duissenova.

In the first part 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, 21 thousand young Kazakhs.

"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", stressed the Minister.

In addition, from 1 April on the basis of colleges, training centers NGE "Atameken", training centres, companies started short term vocational training of skilled workers in demand on the labor market, occupations and skills (for the period from 1 to 6 months). Today in the regions launched the 91 project, which is planned to cover more than 16 thousand people. Today already started training 5.5 thousand people.

In 5 regions in a pilot mode will be tested short-term vocational training through the mobile training centers. We are currently working on their creation:

 in Akmola region at College of agribusiness Chaglinka S., College of ecology and forestry, Shuchinsk, Higher College of Kokshetau city;

- in Aktobe region in Kabzinska multidisciplinary College, Kandalashka industrial-economic College Khromtau mining and technical College;

- in East Kazakhstan region, Ayagoz in Polytechnic College, Electrical engineering College of Semey;

- in Kostanay region in Kostanay industrial-pedagogical College;

- in Mangystau region, the regional teaching and methodical study.

To ensure availability of short-term educational courses for residents of remote villages in these regions will launch mobile training centers. Currently, local Executive bodies shall carry out procedures for the acquisition of special vehicles (in Akmola region are already made purchase of 3 mobile training centers).

In the second direction may of the current year it is planned to begin lending from the funds pledged for the program. In the cities, the loans will Fund "Damu", and in the villages and small towns the Fund for financial support of agriculture and Agrarian credit Corporation. The amount of the loans increased to 18 million KZT for up to 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.

In addition, since the beginning of the year Fund for financial support of agriculture issued 576 credits from the funds returned under the program "employment Road map 2020".

The Minister noted that in order to increase the availability of loans reduced the number of documents submitted to obtain them individuals from 30 to 14, and for legal persons - up to 9 documents. 9 areas started the project "Bastau Business" training program participants the basics of entrepreneurship. Today the project covers more than 2 thousand people.

"The third area 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. So, on social jobs employed 14.2 thousand people and more than 35 thousand people of Kazakhstan aimed at public works, 9 thousand young specialists are involved in the youth practice", - said Tamara Duissenova.

 In order to stimulate labor mobility, the Government of Kazakhstan has identified 7 regions for the reception of migrants, including repatriates (Akmola, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan region), and 4 of the region of departure (Almaty, Zhambyl, Mangystau and South Kazakhstan region). People, who want to move in the above regions will get subsidies for relocation and the costs of rental housing within one year. In 2017, the planned subsidies for relocation 2.7 thousand citizens.

Special attention of Tamara Duissenova has paid to the movement of labor resources between regions.

"In the period from 3 to 5 April in two districts of South Kazakhstan region in Shymkent was held job fairs where employers from 636 Kostanay, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan and East Kazakhstan regions presented 1785 vacancies in the fields of production, education, healthcare, governance, agriculture and construction. Following the fairs 672 family decided to move to Northern regions of the country. In addition, between the akimat of South Kazakhstan oblast and akimat of Kostanay, Pavlodar and East Kazakhstan regions signed a Memorandum on cooperation in responding to the demand for labor and increased mobility of the labor market", - said the Minister.

She also added that the involvement of the unemployed and unproductive self-employed citizens in active measures of assistance of employment in 237 the public service centers (hereinafter – PCS) of the Republic organized 272 workstations for specialists of the employment centers. Thus, citizens can register as unemployed, to obtain all necessary information and become participants in the program not only in 199 employment centers, but also in PCS.

As part of the modernization of the labor market in September this year in Kazakhstan will create a single electronic labor exchange, where they will find all the information about vacancies and job seekers. This is a free single data base with information from all stakeholders in the labor market: employment centers, job seekers, enterprises, organizations of all forms of ownership and recruitment companies involved in recruiting staff.

In conclusion, Tamara Duissenova noted that the new program will strengthen measures to include Kazakhstan people employment, which will contribute to sustainable growth in incomes, reduce the nonproductive self-employed people.

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