President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs during his visit to the Almaty region.
Chairman of the Board of Atameken NCE RK Ablay Myrzakhmetov presented the Government for Business project, which was created at the premises of the regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs, to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Thanks to the project, entrepreneurs can take advantage of all business support measures centrally, on the single window principle.
The project is aimed at the centralization of all measures for business support and development on the one-stop-shop principle.
"In the Government for Business, entrepreneurs will be able to receive recommendations and support for the implementation of projects. The main thing is that everything is open and available. Representatives of the chamber, government agencies, financial organizations offer a wide range of services. From now on, entrepreneurs will not need to resort to government agencies over and over again as services can be received online," Ablay Myrzakhmetov said.
Director of the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs Nariman Abilshaikov told about the results of the work done in terms of lending and human capital development, protection of entrepreneurs' rights, non-financial support. The building of the chamber is considered to be a unique platform for holding business forums, B2B meetings, and exhibitions.
Bastau Business educational project is promoting villagers' initiatives. Currently, training is being conducted in all districts of Almaty region. Last year, the Regional Chamber trained 3,361 people, provided funding totaling 2.5 billion tenge for 955 projects. This year, it is planned to train at least 1,500 people and finance around 900 business projects.
Over the past five years, the Chamber of Entrepreneurs received 2,678 applications for legal support, and 95 administrative barriers were eliminated. Thanks to this work, entrepreneurs were able to save 3.2 billion tenge.
In that period, 102,600 entrepreneurs were provided with free services and recommendations. 7,200 unemployed citizens learned the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, of which 5,000 have started doing businesses.
Remind that the Atameken intends to launch the Government for Business project in all regions of the country. It represents five specialized service zones in which businessmen can get services on the single window principle.
In the Sales zone, there are marketing services for business, accounting, recommendations on government procurement, issuance of a CT KZ certificate, as well as services provided by KazTransGasAymak JSC, TATEK JSC, etc.
The Financing zone offers the services of financial organizations and development institutions, such as Agrarian Credit Corporation JSC, Damu Entrepreneurship Support Fund JSC, Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan JSC, and Zhetisu Socio-Entrepreneurial Corporation National Company.
In the Legal Support zone, there is a service to protect the legitimate interests and rights of entrepreneurs and the Pre-Trial Conflict Resolution Unit. Also, entrepreneurs are informed by representatives of the Department of Justice, the State Revenue Department, the State Architectural and Construction Supervision Department, and the Land Relations Department.
In the Competence (training) zone, residents of the region and citizens interested in entrepreneurship can take business courses within the framework of Business School and Bastau Business projects.
Also, the services of the Employment Center will be rendered there. In the Digital Services zone, entrepreneurs can make use of online business services through government services and Atameken Services web portal.
Besides, ALTYN OIMAQ, a project of Kazakhstan's fashion designers, was presented to the President of Kazakhstan. This project is organized by Atameken NCE RK and Women's Entrepreneurship Support Fund.