Government to Increase Funding for Program "Ukrainian Book"
OREANDA-NEWS. July 15, 2010. The Government at meeting will consider a number of issues concerning improvement of social policy. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said that at the Cabinet of Ministers session.
In particular, the Government will take a decision aimed at enhancing the labour market and reducing the unemployment. "We are expanding the list of occupations and professions for which employers will get grants for young people first job. We encourage creating jobs for working professions, education and teaching, mining, construction and agricultural fields. This will help young people obtaining diploma to get a work place and start a career" - Mykola Azarov said.
In addition, according to the Head of the Government, the Cabinet will consider the main directions of the state employment policy for 2010-2011, approve the minimum standards for the population provision with solid fuel and liquefied gas, and limits of their cost, which will form the basis for the calculation of benefits and housing subsidies.
Also, the Government will consider the payment of lifetime payments for participants of the battles, the citizens who have been subjected to harassment, which have special merits to the motherland.
Mykola Azarov noted that in addition, the release of the 2010 book production under the program "Ukrainian book" would be considered: "The State budget provides 33 million hryvnia to run this program, it is times more than it was previous years".
In addition we will address the effective implementation of national programs of reform of Housing and "Potable Water", construction and repair of roads of state and local significance in the context of preparations to Euro 2012.
"We will look at the list of electric power facilities for construction and renovation of which nearly 700 million UAH will be provided, the geography of their location is wide - Crimea, Mykolaiv and other areas" - the Prime Minister said.