Vice-Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Svetlana Zhakupova had a working visit to Mangystau region summed up the past in the region of Days of the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of RK.
Recall that from 11 to 15 August, the staff of the Ministry visited Tupkaragan, Munaylin the districts and towns of Zhanaozen, Aktau Mangystau region, where he spent explanatory work with the population on topical issues of the socio-labor sphere.
During the visit, Vice Minister Svetlana Zhakupova and Deputy akim of the region Sholpan Ermukhanbetov acquainted with the work of the Aktau sea port, and met the workforce, including with participants of the regional program «Zhana serpin». The goal of the regional programme to reduce tensions on the labor market in Mangystau region «Zhana serpin» - the transformation of the regional labor market, improving the efficiency of employment measures, promoting labor mobility of unemployed persons from the labor-surplus settlements in the location of economic growth.
According to the Deputy Minister: «the Existing programs of the Government can very effectively resolve issues for both employment and social support. The Program's goal of productive employment and the new format of targeted social assistance is the formation of a sustainable exit route out of poverty for the people who are in a difficult situation. From us, you must conduct explanatory work, what we are trying to implement through events such as Days of the Ministry in the regions. At the same time, we also hope for participation in learning opportunities offered by the state. In this respect, Mangystau region is very important for us a region where we expect to attract into government programmes a lot of people».
At the meeting with employers of the region, it was noted that high rates of fertility, migration and population growth have a definite impact on the overall situation on the labor market of the region. The region is one of the youngest - 2 position in the country. The average age of a resident of the region is 27.6 years.
In the field, the trend of steady growth of the economically active population with the 261.8 thousand people at the beginning of 2015 to of 280.1 thousand for the 1st quarter of 2017 or 18.3 thousand people (growth of 107 %). The number of employed people increased by 17.7 thousand persons In the employment structure in the region dominated by wage labor with a small fraction of self-employment. Reduced the unemployment rate from 5.1% in 2015 to 4.9 % in Q1 2017, the level of youth unemployment c of 5.6 % (beginning of 2015) to 4.2 % in Q1 2017.
Of those with coverage, are employed in permanent jobs in 2015 – 4394 persons or 43.1 %, in 2016 – 7406 people or 53.6 percent, indicating the increase of efficiency of measures of employment.
On August 1, 2017, on permanent jobs employed 3986 people, or 69%.
Among the population increases the credibility of the employment bodies of the region: for the period from 2015 to regional employment centers appealed to 60.5 thousand people, and for the period of 2013-2014 only 28.5 thousand people.
During the visit, Svetlana Zhakupova also inspected the work of entrepreneurs service Center and employment Center the city of Aktau. After meetings with the leadership of the Republican political party «Atameken», the microfinance organization «Fund for financial support of agriculture» with participants of the Program of productive employment etc. were carried out in the Centre for special social services. Also Vice-Minister of labor and social protection of the population demonstrated the operation of a sewing shop for women with disabilities.
At the meeting with activists of the region, Deputy akim of the region Sholpan Ilmukhanbetova assured that akimat of Mangystau region actively uses all the tools of state programs, in cooperation with the NCE «Atameken» consolidated the efforts of employers, small and medium business, directed substantial funding, as well as additional measures to promote enterprise development.
May 26-27 2017, a Forum of voluntary resettlement in Mangistau region with the participation of representatives of regions of settlement - in North Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, East Kazakhstan regions and in Mangystau region.
In the framework of the Forum in the cities of Aktau, Zhanaozen and the Mangistau region were organized by the Republican fair of vacancies on which it was proposed more than 3 500 jobs for the employment potential of immigrants.
The Forum 169 families expressed a desire to move to the regions of settlement.
In 2017 in the framework of the Program of voluntary resettlement moved 13 families (57 people) in the regions of settlement (4 families/17 people in Pavlodar, 2 families/10 people in Kostanay, 6 families/26 people in East Kazakhstan and 1 family/4 persons – in the North-Kazakhstan region).