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The Ministry Of Industry And Trade Of Russia Forms Conditions For The Employment Of Disabled People For Industrial Enterprises

 On December 1, in Moscow, the opening of the III National championship on professional skills among people with disabilities "Abilimpix". Honorary guests of the opening ceremony of the championship were Alexander Levitskaya , Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation , Olga Vasilyeva , Minister of Education of Science of the Russian Federation , Maxim Topilin , Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation and Gulnaz Kadyrova, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation .

Alexandra Levitskaya read out a greeting to the participants of the championship on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin , who emphasized the importance of the event, which demonstrates the achievements in the field of inclusive technologies and rehabilitation that will promote the full integration of disabled people into society.

Over the years, "Abilimpiks" won public recognition, it has become an effective platform for a wide range of tasks related to the professional orientation and motivation of people with disabilities and their further professional growth -

noted in the welcome telegram. 

The business program of the event was opened by a conference call on the implementation of action plans of the subjects of the Russian Federation to increase the values โ€‹โ€‹of accessibility indicators for disabled persons of objects of trade and public catering services. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia Gulnaz Kadyrova. 82 Russian subjects took part in its work

 The regions presented their experience in developing methodological recommendations for municipalities and non-state service organizations, increasing the accessibility of shopping complexes and catering enterprises for people with disabilities, and training staff in the provision of situational assistance to low-mobility groups of the population. At present, the trade sector represents more than 1 million different objects. As Gulnaz Kadyrova noted, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia conducted an analysis of the regional road maps for the availability of measures to increase the accessibility of facilities and services for disabled people to the disabled. Recommendations for their refinement are directed to all subjects of the Russian Federation. At present, 15 regions have already reported on the work done, 43 have reported on monitoring the implementation of action plans.

Today our main task is to share our experience in the finalization and implementation of the "road maps" and come to an understanding of the further steps of each of the actors -

the deputy minister said.

Particular attention during the business program of the championship was also paid to the employment of people with disabilities in industrial enterprises. According to the monitoring, which covers more than 700 organizations, the work of disabled people is represented in all sectors, from the pharmaceutical industry to mechanical engineering.

The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia in conjunction with Rostrud.

The formation of mutual interest in the employment of disabled people at industrial enterprises is one of our priorities in the development of industrial policy , -

Dmitry Kolobov, Director of the Department for the Development of Socially Significant Goods of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.

"Abilimpisk" has become not only a competitive and business platform.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation presented domestic developments of technical means of rehabilitation. Within the framework of Abilimpix, the agency organized an exhibition of Russian manufacturers of the rehabilitation industry. 


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The championship "Abilimpix" is held for three days. More than 900 contestants - winners of regional stages - will compete in 85 professional competencies in three age categories: schoolchildren, students and specialists of working age from among people with disabilities. In general, more than 4 thousand people from 75 regions of Russia took part in the championship this year.

Every year the list of professional competencies is expanding: this year the "professions of the future" were included in the competition program: engineering design, virtual reality development, robotics, information security, etc. In 2018, all 85 entities will join this project. 

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