Today in the Republican public reception of the party "NurOtan", the Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova held a reception of citizens on issues of socio-labor sphere.
During the meeting, the Minister was asked a recently retired man, who asked to count him missing the experience in a couple of months before 1998, in order to obtain 100% of the basic pension, not 50% under the current calculation rules.
The Minister said that on behalf of the head of state, next year we are changing the method of calculating the basic pension. Therefore, from 1 July 2018, the basic pension will increase by half compared with the 2017 year. For this 267 billion tenge is already incorporated in the budget.
Another applicant, a citizen was asked why the allowance for the disabled was increased only by 7%, not 20% as seniors.
Tamara Kasymovna explained that last year the disability pensions were increased by 35% and from 1 January 2018 will be increased by 16%. The request of a citizen to assist in special services to her husband-the disabled, the Minister instructed the responsible Department.
During a conference call with the regions, pensioners of Karaganda was asked to arrange purchase of medicines with the sale of social pharmacy e-lists, since with the increase of pensions and allowances rise and prices.
Tamara Kasymovna said that the issue she had raised in the Government, because the problem exists:
"The Government I have said that our pensioners do not feel care of the state, since prices rise as soon as we raise pensions and benefits.
At the moment, work is already underway, since regional governors have stabilization funds, which should cover the needs of the population in the case of a sharp rise in prices of basic goods.
The Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of healthcare to make proposals for the regulation of prices until the end of the year, this issue needs to be resolved".
The main requests of the citizens who came to the reception was the appeal of decisions on the assignment of benefits, group disability and labor rights.