Only half of unemployed disabled people in Atyrau region seek employment

Date: 07:52, 17-04-2014.

Atyrau. April 17. KazTAG - Out of 1884 unemployed disabled people in Atyrau region seek employment, said Klara Mukashkereyeva, head of the regional department of employment and social programs coordination.

"According to the medical-social expertise in Atyrau region 1884 disabled people need employment. The analysis showed that only 801 people seek employment," she said.

She added 548 people are employed, 41- are self-employed, 50- students and 33 left the region.

"There is a category of people who abandon the proposed vacancies. 10 employment fairs have been conducted for disabled people this year. 260 people found employment. 20 people will get credits to start business within the frameworks of the Road Map-2020," she said.

18 523 disabled people are registered in Atyrau region, 11 923 of them are in productive age.

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