Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 10:28:53
At the government session chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin, issues of improving the standard of living in rural areas were considered. Minister of National Economy Aset Irgaliyev, Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, Minister of Energy Nurlan Nogayev, Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy, Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov, Minister of Culture and Sports Aktoty Raimkulova presented their reports on the work on improving the standard of living in the countryside.
As part of the implementation of the pre-election program of the Nur Otan party, a large-scale modernization of 3.5 thousand villages with high development potential will be carried out, where 87% of the rural population lives — about 7 million people.
First of all, in order to improve the quality of life of villagers, the infrastructure is being modernized. Until 2025 inclusive, 27 thousand km of local roads will be built and repaired. 24 million sq. m. of housing in villages.
In the agricultural sector, 845 projects will be implemented with the creation of 500 thousand jobs, 7 ecosystems with the involvement of 350 thousand farms and households. The measures taken will increase the income of 1 million rural residents.
100% of rural residents will be provided with high-quality drinking water, 60% — with natural gas.
In the healthcare sector, 1,095 facilities will be repaired and built within five years. This will double the coverage of the population with medical services.
In 5 years, 5,000 rural schools will be modernized and 315 built. Work is underway to maximize the coverage of rural schoolchildren with additional education and to reduce the gap in the quality of knowledge between urban and rural areas.
By 2025, 748 cultural and 1,719 sports facilities will be repaired and built.
This year, 105 billion tenge was allocated for the modernization of 480 villages.
“The priority task is to improve the quality of life in the countryside,” Mamin said.
The Head of Government instructed the Ministry of National Economy to ensure coordination of work on the integrated development of rural areas with appropriate indicators and a unified approach.
The Ministry of Agriculture, together with the Baiterek NMH JSC and the akimats, were instructed to ensure stable financing of the agro-industrial complex, taking into account the increase in the need for loans in rural areas, as well as the implementation of all planned projects.
The ministries of industry, energy, healthcare, education and culture, together with the regional akimats, were instructed to take all necessary measures and ensure the achievement of target indicators for the development of rural areas by 2025.