A number of key tasks were set for reforming the economy and ensuring Kazakhstan`s global competitiveness in the address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev «Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness».
One of the five priority areas of the Message is the improvement of the quality of human capital.
Starting January 1, 2018 the threshold has to raise for providing targeted social assistance from 40 to 50% of the subsistence minimum and implement its new format. At the same time all those who can work should be supported only on the condition of participation in the employment program.
TSA new format will replace the three kinds of benefits provided to date, large and needy families, namely: special allowance appointed regardless of the income of a citizen, child allowance, depending on family income and the current targeted social assistance.
In addition to provide targeted social assistance to every able-bodied citizen of the state support in training and skills, followed by employment or starting their own business and getting a loan for these purposes.
Since 2016 to prepare the population to change their approaches to the provision of social assistance pilot project «Orleu» in which targeted assistance is paid under the new mechanism is realized in Balkhash town.
Since the beginning of 2017, of the number of beneficiaries of SSA, SCHA, 2 families in the number of 11 have become members of the "Orleu" project.
The sum of the assigned conditional monetary assistance is 187.1 thousand KZT. Since the conclusion of the social contract, 2 employees have been assisted in job placement.
Work with low-income families to attract them to participate in the «Orleu» project continues.
Thus, social support for vulnerable population is an integral part of the package of measures taken by the state with the aim of social modernization of society.
SE «Department of Employment and
Social programs of Balkhash town»