Monday, 23 September 2019, 14:00:40
At a Government session chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the readiness of the regions for the upcoming autumn-winter period was discussed.
First Vice Minister of Energy Makhambet Dosmukhambetov, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov, Vice Minister of Healthcare Olzhas Abishev, akims of West Kazakhstan region Gali Iskaliyev and Nur-Sultan Altai Kulginov, as well as Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar reported on the work underway to prepare for the heating season.
Regions prepared 10,606 autonomous boiler houses or 99.8% and 45,908 residential buildings (98.1%). About 4,943 km of heating networks (99.1%) and 14,917.1 km of water supply networks (98.7%) were repaired. Coal mining companies produced 75.1 million tons of coal, which is 97.2% compared to the same period last year (77.2 million tons). Consumer debt for utilities is 11.4 billion tenge. The largest receivables are maintained in years. Almaty – 2.6 billion, Nur-Sultan – 1.7 billion, Shymkent – 1.3 billion and the Mangystau region – 1.5 billion tenge.
Acts of readiness for the heating period were received by 2,527 kindergartens (95%), 6,656 schools (99%). For 31 health facilities of republican significance, the average readiness for the heating season is 99%, for 5,640 facilities of local importance – 97%.
“The preparations for the heating season is underway. However, there are facts of lagging behind schedules, a low level of fuel procurement for communal needs and the population. In this regard, I instruct the akims to ensure the completion of all planned repair work and the timely supply of fuel in the required volumes in a timely manner,” said Mamin.
The Head of Government instructed the regional akims to check the current state of the infrastructure of coal harvesting and sale points, supply schedules, reasonable prices and quality of coal sold, and to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development together with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC to ensure the necessary quantity coal delivery wagons.
“In the regions, it is necessary to intensify work on repaying the existing receivables of enterprises for gas and coal supplied, as well as consumers for utilities,” the prime minister emphasized.
Mamin instructed the ministries of energy, industry and infrastructure development to ensure effective control and monitoring of the completion of the akimats' work on the preparation of all facilities for the upcoming heating period.