Within the framework of the days of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a public discussion of the draft law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Compulsory Social Insurance” took place in Taraz.
Maslikhat deputies, representatives of state bodies and public organizations took part in the roundtable.
The draft law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Compulsory Social Insurance” was developed on the instructions of the Head of State and is aimed at strengthening the relationship between work experience and the size of payments in the compulsory social insurance system.
Compulsory social insurance, as an additional level of social protection for working citizens, has been operating in Kazakhstan since January 1, 2005.
Today, the State Social Insurance Fund covers about 6 million people, annually payments amounting to nearly 160 billion KZT are received by more than 770 thousand people. The total amount of social payments for 13 years from 2005 to 2017 amounted to 905 billion KZT.
The main purpose of the draft law is to strengthen the legal, economic and organizational foundations of compulsory social insurance by revising the parameters for assigning social benefits from the SSIF.
The participants in the discussion generally supported the proposed approaches to changing the parameters for assigning social benefits and noted the social significance of compulsory social insurance for working citizens.
In addition, within the framework of the days of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Zhambyl region, yard rounds were organized, as well as meetings with the population of the region to clarify issues of social and labor legislation.
During the courtyard, working groups of the Ministry of Labor carried out explanatory work in 29 rural districts in 10 districts of Zhambyl region, where preliminary statements were made for the appointment of targeted social assistance from 42 families.
Also for employees of the departments of employment and social programs and centers of employment of the population organized training courses on the information system "Social assistance", master classes for employees of medical and social institutions.