Nearly 260,000 Kazakhstanis employed under the National Entrepreneurship Development Project

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 325,100 Kazakhs received support under the National Entrepreneurship Development Project 2021-2025 as of August 1, 2022.

Among them, 259,400 were employed, including 155,300 people who were hired for permanent positions, Kazinform learned from the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection.

8,700 people received vocational training at the request of employers. 1,500 people received government grants to start their own business. 122,900 benefited from subsidized jobs. Among them, 12,600 people obtained social jobs; 14,600 completed the Youth Practice program; 91,700 people are involved in public works; 2,400 people participate in the First Job project; 249 people work under the Generation Contract project and 1,300 people have been employed under the Third Age programme.

Previously, 651,800 people were employed under the National Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship Development Program 2017-2021. Program participants obtained permanent and subsidized jobs, received micro-loans and government grants for business development, and attended training courses at vocational and technical institutions.

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