The main indicators of the implementation of the new format of the TSA were summed up in the Social Assistance Department of the MLSP of the Republic of Karelia for 5 months.
So, on June 1 this year. Targeted social assistance of the new format is assigned to about 72 thousand families in the 368 thousand people. Of these, 59 thousand people are recipients of unconditional cash assistance and more than 309 thousand people - conditional cash assistance.
The total amount of payments amounted to 7.9 billion tenge. In comparison with 2017, the average size of the new format of ASP has increased almost 1.7 times and amounted to about 4,200 tenge per person per month.
"In the structure of TSA recipients, 21.7% (79.7 thousand people) are able-bodied citizens. Of the able-bodied 33.6 thousand people (67%) are covered by active measures of employment, including 22.6 thousand people are employed in permanent jobs, 8.6 thousand people are directed to public and social work, 2.3 thousands of people are directed to retraining, advanced training and youth practice, 61 people have opened their own business under the Program for the Development of Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship, "said Deputy Director of the Department of Social Assistance Balzhan Beyakhatova.
Recall that in order to provide comprehensive social assistance to low-income citizens or families, effective January 1, 2018, targeted social assistance of a new format is operating in Kazakhstan.
It includes three types of state support:
- cash payment: on a monthly basis or as a lump sum with conditional assistance for 6 months;
- measures to promote employment: referral to training, youth practice, social workplaces. It also provides an opportunity to obtain microcredit for opening a business or expanding an existing business;
- guaranteed volume of special social services: to needy citizens who found themselves in difficult life situations.
By signing a social contract, the parties undertake mutual obligations: social services take measures to promote employment and pay benefits, and able-bodied family members - conscientiously participate in measures to promote employment.
In general, in 2018, 32 billion tenge is provided for the payment of state targeted social assistance, of which KZT 18 billion - from the republican budget.