Over 4, 000 objects became accessible to the disabled in 2016

17 February 2017, 12:40

In the period from 2012 to 2016 in Kazakhstan carried out certification of 27.8 thousand. Of social and transport infrastructure for accessibility for disabled people, including 17.5 thousand. Objects to be adaptable. Of these, 11 thousand adapted. 212 objects. This was announced today at a briefing in MLSPP of Kazakhstan has informed the Vice-Minister of Labor and Social Protection of population of Kazakhstan Svetlana Zhakupova.

Vice Minister reminded that in 2015 Kazakhstan ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and adopted a commitment to implement international standards concerning persons with disabilities. In order to implement the provisions of the Convention in the same year, the Law of Kazakhstan "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on the issues of protection of rights of persons with disabilities", which amended 24 pieces of legislation, including the Code 3.

    
"The main purpose of the amendments made to the law - creation of conditions for free movement of persons with disabilities and other low mobile groups", - said S.Zhakupova.

In particular, the requirements imposed on railway stations and stations, ports and airports on the allocation of places for parking of vehicles of persons with disabilities with the installation of special road signs; Hardware information signaling devices and means of communication that are available for people with hearing and sight; availability of duty wheelchairs to service people with disorders of the musculoskeletal system; installing special public telephones for people moving on wheelchairs.

The Vice-Minister noted that the failure by officials and legal entities and physical persons engaged in entrepreneurial activities, the conditions of persons with disabilities to unimpeded access to the objects of social and transport infrastructure, involves bringing to administrative responsibility in the form of fines. The fine for officials is 50 MCI for small businesses - 120 MCI, for medium-sized businesses - 200 MCI for large businesses - 400 MCI.

To provide people with disabilities unrestricted access to the objects of social and transport infrastructure since 2012 are approved annually by the regional adaptation plans, and experts MLSP RK lead regular monitoring of the work done.

According S.Zhakupovoy, only Kazakhstan has 36 thousand. 200 objects that are most frequented by people with disabilities. Local executive bodies conducting certification of 28 thousand. 205 sites for accessibility for people with disabilities has been planned. At the end of 2016 held certification of 27 thousand. 828 objects (98.7%), including 17 thousand. 506 objects (62.9%) to be adaptable. Of these 11 adapted thousand. Facilities 212 (64%). The share of social and transport infrastructure, which provided access for the disabled, to certify the total number of facilities is 77.4%.

In 2016, the total number of facilities subject to adaptation, it was planned to adapt the 4 th. 640 objects. As of January 1, 2017 adapted by 4 thousand. 537 objects (97.8%).

Department of Labor Committee, Social Protection and Migration 83 sampling carried out in 2016 and 287 unscheduled inspections on the observance of the norms of the Law "On social protection of disabled persons" in terms of failure to provide people with disabilities access to the social and transport infrastructure in the public administration, health, culture, transport service, etc. Based on the results of inspections of 335 subjects issued orders to eliminate violations, imposed 157 administrative fines totaling 26.1 million. Tenge.

In the first half of 2017 it is planned to conduct 122 random checks.

In addition, MLSP developed an interactive map of accessibility of social and transport infrastructure "Accessible Environment» (friendlybuilding.kz), in which the local executive bodies on a regular basis make information on the work being done. As of February 15 this year on the resource information is available on the 24 th. 834 objects of 27.8 thousand. Passported.
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