Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 11:18:54
The issues of providing students with dormitory places, social assistance payments to vulnerable groups of the population, improving infrastructure for people with disabilities were discussed at the meeting of the Headquarters for the implementation of the Pre-Election Program of the Nur Otan Party.
The regular meeting of the Headquarters was held in the Government under the chairmanship of First Deputy Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov.
One of the issues of discussion was the introduction by 2025 of at least 50 thousand new places in college and university dormitories. As of Sep. 1, 2021, 10 hostels for 1,924 places were introduced. Until the end of this year, it is planned to introduce additional 37 dormitories for 12,185 places.
As a result of the meeting, an order was given to interested state bodies in a short time to consider proposals for improving the mechanism for placing a state order.
Information was also provided on the types of additional social support for single elderly citizens: one-time financial assistance in the presence of a difficult life situation, drug supply, provision of sanatorium-resort treatment, housing renovation.
The issue of improving the infrastructure for people with special needs was considered, including the provision of ramps, adapted elevators, toilets, and directional signs for the blind. The work of regional groups of public control on monitoring objects for the quality of the adaptation is being intensified.
The ongoing work to involve persons with disabilities in employment was also discussed. According to the results of the first half of the year, the share of employed persons with disabilities is 29.7% of able-bodied persons with disabilities who applied to the Employment Centers.
The First Deputy Prime Minister instructed to provide for a set of measures to support persons with disabilities in employment issues (training, re-equipment of workplaces, subsidizing part of wages, monitoring compliance with the employment quota) and pay special attention to the employment of persons with disabilities in permanent jobs.
These measures should be reflected in the developed National Employment Project until 2025.