Government suggests transferring of social sphere organization to competitive environment
Minister of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov said about it at the regular meeting of the Government reporting on the carried-out work on a conclusion in a competitive environment of the organizations of republican and municipal property, also the entities of quasi-public sector within "Yellow Pages Rule", BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Transfer of the social sphere organizations to a competitive environment is possible at the second stage of commercialization of state-owned property organizations.
According to the Minister of Finance, 5,991 organizations will remain stage in a state-owned property after the first stage. Kindergartens constitute nearly a half among them or 42%. The fifth part is occupied by universities, colleges, the organizations of additional education. 13% are the share of polyclinics and hospitals, 8.5% - theaters, museums, houses of culture. The remained organizations are monopolies, media, the veterinary organizations, etc.
"The majority is constituted by the organizations of the social sphere. We think that transferring them to a competitive environment is possible at the second stage after the solution of commercialization question, completion of reforming of higher education institutions. The number of state enterprises should be reduced strongly after entering of a new form of business - budgetary institution. Their further transfer through PPP will allow to intensify private business," B. Sultanov said.
There will be about 1,400 organizations in state property after the second stage of inventory count. As the speaker noted, business already expressed interest in obtaining trust management of kindergartens.
The Minister of Finance think that taken measures will increase efficiency of budgeted expenses and management of state assets.