06 March 2013, Wednesday, 15:28

New hobby clubs to be created and tourist certificates to be issued in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

In 2013 within the limits of the republican program «Public University of the Third Age» it is planned to create hobby clubs in complex social centres.

As the press-service of the Ministry of Labour of Bashkortostan informs, from the beginning of the program implementation «Public University of the Third Age» about 35 thousand inhabitants of the republic were trained there. 18400 from them underwent training in 2012.

Another republican program — «Development of social tourism» is not less demanded among pensioners in Bashkortostan. Popularity of the social tourism development program at elderly inhabitants of Bashkortostan surpassed all expectations according to the Ministry of Labour RB. It should be mentioned that Bashkortostan became the first region of the country realising this socially significant project.

It was allocated in total 70 million rbl. for development of social tourism last year. Following the results of the program last year 6400 pensioners and disabled persons managed to use tourist services. Among them there were 138 disabled children and 66 wheelchair people with persons accompanying them.

In 2013 for simplification of tours reception procedure registered certificates on subsideis granting which cover a part of the cost of the tourist voucher will be issued.