Measures on support of indigenous peoples of the North are being optimized in Yamal
9:06 27 октября 2014
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The working group on optimization of measures of social support directed to development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North was created in the region by the instruction of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin. It was declared by the director of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North Inna Sotruyeva on the sitting of the collegium of the department in Salekhard.
As Inna Sotruyeva explains, the task of the working group is to analyze all measures of social support and to suggest their optimal list. These measures should more effective and individual. As she notes, the federal government recommends to render support to those, who need it most of all.
The report by the deputy chief of the board, the chief of the office of socioeconomic development at the specialized department Yelena Dontsova was discussed. The report touches upon fulfillment of the subprogram on protection of rights and legal interests of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and support of their social and spiritual needs.
Heads of boards on work with indigenous population from several districts of Yamal were present on the sitting. Inna Sotruyeva appealed to them. According to her words, the specialists fulfill one of the basic activities of the subprogram – assistance to preservation of traditional way of life. A bigger part of finances foreseen for this aim is allocated to municipalities. Inna Sotruyeva suggests reviewing priorities in distribution of the funds – for example, if there is no need in support of students on the line of indigenous ethnic minorities, it is possible to create other payments for other category.
According to the information of the deputy head of Tazovskiy district, the chief of the board on work with population of inter-settlement territories and traditional trades of economy Marina Venikova, the district requires for increase of payments for purchase of material and technical values to provide communities, for conducting of seminars for representatives of communities locally. Also she focused attention to job placement of representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities — graduates from higher education institutions.
The participants of the sitting discussed and scrutinized the following issues: payments of subsidies to nomads conducting traditional way of life, indexation of payments for purchase of fuel and lubricants, issuance of documents, which confirm conducting of nomadic way of life and many others.