Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of Uzbekistan has been reorganized into the Ministry of Labour.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov approved the decision with his resolution “On measures on further improving system of social support and medial-social aid to vulnerable layers of population” from 22 February 2016.
According to the resolution, Ministry of Healthcare of Uzbekistan became a responsible body for rendering medical-social aid to people with disabilities, including children, war veterans, elder people, as well as organizing inclusive professional education.
Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan will carry out monitoring of appointment and payment of social payments and material aid to needy families and citizens.
Ministry of Labour will conduct analysis of employment level, coordinate development and monitoring of employment programme. Ministry will also be responsible for employment, professional training and re-training of unemployed population.