Deputy Prime Minister asks for job market database

Over 1.2 million workers secured new jobs domestically, while more than 91,000 were employed internationally between January and October, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Over 1.2 million workers secured new jobs domestically, while more than 91,000 were employed internationally between January and October, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

By September 30, nearly 402,000 people registered as unemployed, the Ministry reported to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a working session in Hanoi on October 28.

The nation is now home to 1,421 vocational training centres, which enrolled 623,000 students for this year’s courses.

Deputy PM Dam asked the ministry to set up a database on the job market, develop the capacity of employment centres, and radically improve the quality of vocational training.

At the session, the ministry also reported that over 11.3 million people were covered by social insurance.

Over 1.4 million people, who rendered services to the nation’s revolutionary cause, and their relatives are entitled to a monthly State allowance.

From January to August, over 7,500 houses were built and 6,000 were renovated for social policy beneficiaries.

Towards the end of 2014, the household poverty rate is expected to drop to 5.8-6 percent, down by 1.8-2 percent compared to last year.

Over 204,300 people were registered as drug addicts during the first nine months of this year, with 32,200 seeking treatment at 142 rehabilitation centres. More than 19,000 are under supervision after a rehabilitation period.-VNA

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