About that today at the briefing in the Government of Kazakhstan dedicated to explaining of the President's address to people of Kazakhstan dated January 31, 2017, "the Third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness," said Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova.
At the beginning of her speech, she recalled that in her last Message to the people of Kazakhstan the President of Kazakhstan declared transition to the third upgrade, which should ensure the joining of our Republic among the 30 most developed countries of the world and put before the Ministry a number of specific tasks for solving problems in social-labor sphere.
"When we talk about economic modernization the basic task – training of labor resources. In this regard, from 1 January this year we began to implement the development Program of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship (hereinafter - the program), which provides:mass training and skills in occupations in demand and the basics of entrepreneurship, creation of conditions for mass entrepreneurship through credit, the development of the labor market through promotion of employment and support for labor mobility", the Minister said.
In the first part of the program will be organized free vocational training on the basis of the colleges with a training period to 2.5 years, especially for young people who after finishing school are not enrolled in educational institutions. This year it is planned to extend technical and vocational education more than 21 thousand young people of Kazakhstan.
"The state will fully cover the cost of tuition, pay a stipend to reimburse expenses for travel and accommodation and will also provide disposable hot meals for students in institutions of technical and vocational education," - said Tamara Duissenova.
In addition, the colleges, training centers of the NCE "Atameken" and the training centers of the enterprises will be conducted short-term vocational training courses (1 to 6 months).
To ensure availability of training to citizens living in remote rural areas, will be organized mobile training centers: in the form of mobile systems with special classes in Akmola, Aktobe, East Kazakhstan, Mangistau and Kostanay regions; on the basis of small schools in remote rural localities; on the basis of employers.
"I want to emphasize, if we had taught only at the request of employers, but now we will teach in-demand professions, privlekat to the learning process masters of their craft, which will give more practice. The proportion will be approximately 30% of teaching time – the theory and 70% practical training", - said the head of the MLSP RK.
Tamara Duissenova noted that the loans for the program participants in the cities will be issued by the Fund "Damu", and in the villages and small cities Fund support for agriculture and Agrarian credit Corporation. The amount of the granted credits increased to 8 thousand MCI (up to KZT 18 million) with a period of 5 years (the livestock and agricultural cooperatives up to 7 years) and annual interest rate to 6%. For loans through the Agricultural credit Corporation introduces the mechanism of loan guarantee: up to 85% for start-up entrepreneurs and up to 50% for existing.
The third direction of the program provides for increased targeted support in employment of certain categories of citizens, increase of mobility of labor resources and development of infrastructure of the labor market.
In particular, tools such as youth practice, social workplaces and public work is in demand among youth, women and persons with disabilities.
To improve labor mobility provides for the provision of state support measures to persons who voluntarily relocated to the regions defined by the Government. The quota is determined annually by the internal resettlement taking into account the need in labor resources of regions and employers. To encourage the relocation will continue to use the current social package, including funds for initial adaptation and for reimbursement of expenses for travel and baggage. This year's planned subsidies for relocation 2.7 thousand citizens.
"To date, 18.5 million people involved in the third direction of the program. In General, during the year, in the framework of the implementation of all areas of the program we plan to cover about 200 thousand people", - concluded Tamara Duisenova.
This year, budget expenditures on the Program amounted to 85.3 billion.