Vice-Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Kazakhstan Nurzhan Altana on a working visit to South Kazakhstan region. During the visit he met with the residents of the village of Tole and discussed the tasks set by the President in Address to the Nation. Also vice-minister spoke about the work done in the sphere of labor and social protection of the population.
Note that according to the decree of the President of the launch of the program "Development of productive employment and mass business until 2021". The program will prepare the staff with technical and vocational education with labor market needs. Also, it gives the opportunity to teach people the basics of entrepreneurship, expand micro-credit, to help ensure that the employment of the unemployed and the self-employed.
"On the implementation of the Program in South Kazakhstan Oblast 11.6 billion tenge was provided in 2017. In 2017, for participation in the Program addressed 95,600 people of South Kazakhstan region, of which 93 100 people were included in the Program participants. Over the year, 12,159 people received short-term training. Of which employed 8100 people, "- said Nurzhan Altana.
Last year, the region in the framework of the Program have been issued more than 900 micro-credit. Of these, 419 received the participants of the project to teach the basics of entrepreneurship "Bastau - Business». Total area of 1519 people have been trained.
According to the vice-minister of labor and social protection of the population, last year in South Kazakhstan region for government and industry programs it planned to create 66 764 jobs. According to the results created more than 82 thousand jobs.
The unemployment rate in the region of 5.3%, which is higher than republican indicator by 4.9%. In this regard, Deputy Minister spoke about the digitalization of social and labor sphere.
"At the beginning of the year throughout the country was launched portal Electronic Labor Exchange. Thanks to the site, more than 18 thousand people were able to find a job. It is an open online platform that brings together job seekers and employers, and the public employment agencies, private employment agencies and the Internet site for employment "- said Nurzhan Altana.
In addition, one of the important directions in the field of social welfare - at the initiative of the Head of State, to January 1, 2018 Kazakhstan solidarity pension increased by 8%. On July 1, 2018 it is planned to change the destination of the basic pension methodology.
Also, since January 1, 2018 in Kazakhstan will start to operate the new format of targeted social assistance. Payments will be divided into two categories: unconditional and conditioned. According to the first aid is provided to families in which structure is not able-bodied members or families where the adults are temporarily unable to work, for example, the mother alone raising children of preschool age.
For these purposes 13.2 billion tenge has been allocated in the South Kazakhstan region. Of these, 8.1 billion tenge from the national budget. In the area of 1768 families are recipients of social assistance. Of these, 1 008 members of families due to financial assistance. The remaining 760 households receive unconditional financial assistance.