Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 09:55:10
At the government conference call chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the progress in implementing measures to support employment was considered.
Reports were made by the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population Birzhan Nurymbetov, akims of the East Kazakhstan region Daniyal Akhmetov, Zhambyl region — Berdibek Saparbayev, Shymkent city — Murat Aytenov, North Kazakhstan region — Kumar Aksakalov, West Kazakhstan region — Gali Iskaliyev.
This year within the framework of the Enbek State Program, the Employment Roadmap and other sectoral programs, 743 thousand people are covered by employment measures. By the end of the year this figure will reach 1 million 220 thousand people. On behalf of the Head of State, within the framework of the Employment Roadmap, the list of infrastructure projects has been optimized with an emphasis on creating permanent jobs and improving the social infrastructure of the regions. After the completion of these projects (6,702 projects), more than 100 thousand permanent jobs in related industries will be additionally created.
The prime minister noted the high dynamics of the implementation of measures to support employment in Shymkent, Zhambyl, North Kazakhstan and East Kazakhstan regions. Average rates are observed in Karaganda, Akmola, Turkistan, Aktobe, Kostanay, Mangystau, Almaty, Pavlodar, Atyrau regions, the cities of Nur-Sultan and Almaty.
At the same time, by some indicators, two regions are lagging behind: Kyzylorda region — in issuing state grants — 47.5%, public work — 50.1%, the use of allocated funds for projects — 56.2% and job creation — 44.4%. West Kazakhstan region — for microcrediting — only 28.6%, youth internships — 37.7%, the development of allocated funds for projects — 58.9% and the creation of permanent jobs — 25.8%.
“There are only four months left until the end of the year. Akimats need to intensify work on the implementation of programs. In the current conditions, the primary task is to ensure the employment of citizens. The necessary resources have been allocated, all the tools are in place, imbalances in the labor market must not be allowed,” Mamin said.
The Head of Government instructed to ensure the implementation of measures provided for in state programs, as well as to take measures to optimize the business processes of the Electronic Labor Exchange, develop proactive coverage with employment measures and strengthen monitoring of their implementation.
Akimats were instructed to form a profile of each unemployed person and carry out targeted work with them to promote employment. It is necessary to ensure the achievement of the planned employment indicators and pay special attention to the creation of permanent jobs.
The ministries of national economy, agriculture, together with NCE Atameken and akimats, were instructed to intensify work on the development and support of business initiatives.