Scrutinizing the Progress of Employment Program
In the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, the information of the Minister of Employment and Labor Relations on the implementation of the Employment Program for the year 2017 based on the objectives of the Strategy of Actions was heard.
It was noted that from January to August this year 521.5 thousand people was employed due to the effective use of the territory of the republic and the existing potential of economic spheres, in particular, the development of industry, services and services, the commissioning of new facilities in the construction of residential houses, small businesses, farming and dehkan farms.
During the process of studying the real situation in places deputies critically evaluated the work in this direction. Passive activity of local state bodies in execution of the legislation concerning employment of the population is underlined. In particular, in 34 regions of the republic where there was a difficult situation in the labor market, the unemployment rate raised.
In addition, in some areas and cities there were made mistakes and a formal approach to creating jobs in accordance with the approved targeted programs for the implementation of the Employment program. Thus, about 9 thousand jobs were not created in Bakhmal, Do’stlik, Navbahor, Guliston, Saykhunobod districts.
The parliamentarians emphasized that the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, in conjunction with other state bodies, is not using enough opportunities to monitor and analyze the realization of the Employment program for 2017. There was underlined the need to improve the process of assessing the implementation of the parameters of this program.
At the same time, the deputies drew attention to the fact that in the country it was established a regulatory framework that is consistent with international legal principles aimed at observing the labor rights of citizens, there are effectively implemented international conventions to which Uzbekistan joined, assessment process for the realization of legislative acts in this area are improved.
Also during the event, specific suggestions and recommendations were made on the need to conduct inventory of existing legislative acts, prevent forced labor, and widely use parliamentary and deputy control over these issues.
As a result of the parliamentary hearing, a decision was made to ensure unquestioning execution of the program in the context of regions and structures, to intensify interaction between deputies and executive bodies, to create jobs through the advancement of small business, family entrepreneurship and handicrafts.