Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Berdibek Saparbayev on Thursday, May 16, held a meeting with mothers of many children, awarded with pendants "Altyn Alka" and "Kumis Alka". The meeting was also attended by Vice-Ministers of labor and social protection of population Svetlana Zhakupova, healthcare Lyazat Aktayeva, science and education Elmira Sukhanberdiyeva, Chairman of Committee on affairs of construction and HCS Markhabat Zhaiymbetov, head of the office of employment and social protection in Nur-Sultan Saule Nurgozhina.
During the meeting, mothers with many children were informed about the measures of state support. In addition to the existing benefits – early retirement in 53 years, the inclusion in the length of service of the period of care of a non-working mother for a child up to 3 years, the right to exemption from certain types of taxes and duties, the provision of preferential waiting lists for housing, additional measures to strengthen state support for this category of citizens are considered.
Changes are made to the State program of development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship "Enbek". So, to ensure employment and income growth, villagers with many children will be provided with irrevocable state grants for new business ideas in the amount of 505 thousand KZT. Also this year, 5 thousand microcredits will be directed to the development of entrepreneurship among mothers with many children and persons with disabilities.
In addition, short-term training in popular professions will be organized for large low-income rural families. For certain types of work, social jobs will be created at home with wage subsidies.
The Ministry has also developed a unified package of social assistance and services that will be provided to low-income families by local executive bodies. The social package includes 11 measures of social support and social services at the expense of the local executive body.
According to akimats, in 2019, 287 thousand children will be provided with free food in schools, 553 thousand people – free travel, 219 thousand schoolchildren – school uniforms and supplies, about 30 thousand children – places in kindergartens, 186 thousand children will receive vouchers to camps. More than 460 thousand people will receive one-time assistance, 5 thousand recipients of ASA will be employed, 5 thousand people will improve housing conditions through the system of housing savings. In general, all types of social assistance are planned to cover 821 thousand people in the amount of 83.1 billion KZT.
Those present at the meeting of mothers with many children asked questions about the improvement of living conditions in the framework of the "Bakytty Otbasy" program, support under the fund of universal education, sanatorium treatment, provision of medical services, including dental, and other measures of state support.
Consultations were held on the spot and all questions were clarified. Heads of the Ministry of labor took personal control of the issues solution within the competence of the department.
As of May 1, this year, more than 235,000 mothers with many children live in Kazakhstan, who were awarded with pendants "Altyn Alka", "Kumis Alka", orders of "Mother glory", who received the title of "Mother heroine" earlier. Of these, 4787 live in Nur-Sultan.