111 000 people got a permanent job in Kazakhstan since the beginning of the year
According to T. Duisenova, the state budget allocated 10.8 billion tenge to train and assist in employment, as well as to resettle citizens from labor-surplus regions to labor shortage in the current year.
“As of 1 October this year, 6621 people were sent to training, 4182 have already completed their training. 3751 people of them or 90% of all completed training students were employed,” the head of MHSD of Kazakhstan informed.
According to the minister, more than 27 thousand people were sent this year to social jobs and youth practice.
“This temporary employment is a significant help in the acquisition of labor, skills, expanding their possibilities of further permanent employment. As of 1 October this year, 81% of those completing the work on social workplaces and 60% of those completing the youth practice could get a permanent job,” the minister added.
T. Duisenova also reported that during the period of the program nearly 18 thousand people voluntary resettled or more than 5,000 households, and 78% of able-bodied family members are employed on a permanent job.
“This year, in accordance with the instructions of the Head of State, a number of new anti-crisis mechanisms and instruments of the program, which was the main condition for the preservation of jobs by employers if workers risks release, was first introduced. Training of 1,949 young workers is organized through ERM 2020, and grants to employers for training 702 workers are provided, with the conditions that the employer will not cut jobs. In addition, 985 persons close to retirement age were trained,” Minister said.
T. Duisenova stressed that a temporary mechanism of subsidizing part of wages of skilled workers for shorter working hours at 8 major industrial enterprises of the country was applied for the first time. Subsidizing affected more than 3 thousand workers, 127 million tenge was allocated for them.
“Since the beginning of the year, 111 thousand people have a permanent job; 87 thousand people (78.4%) were employed directly in the employment centers. The remaining 24 thousand people found permanent jobs after receiving various measures of state support within the framework of “Employment Roadmap -2020 program,” T. Duisenova concluded.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan