Bakytzhan Sagintayev sets specific objectives on the digitalization of the agro-industrial complex
During today’s Government meeting, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev gave a number of specific tasks with regards to the digitalization of the agro-industrial complex of Kazakhstan.
After hearing the reports of First Deputy Minister of Agriculture A. Yevniyev, Minister of Information and Communication D. Abayev, Akims of Kostanay Region A. Mukhambetov and North Kazakhstan region K. Aksakalov, as well as representatives of the agro-industrial sector, Bakytzhan Sagintayev noted that the Head of State defined agriculture as an economic driver. To implement this task, it is necessary to turn the agro-industrial complex into a high-tech, innovative sector.
The working mechanisms of the Ministry of Agriculture were generally supported. At the same time, the Prime Minister instructed to revise the efficiency indicators of AIC digitalization, and also to ensure access of rural settlements included in the Roadmap under the Digital Kazakhstan State Program to broadband Internet by 2020.
Coordination of digitalization as a whole remains under Deputy Prime Minister A. Zhumagaliyev, control over the industry � under Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture U. Shukeyev.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan