President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 27 January on the State Program “Year of harmoniously developed generation”. As reported earlier, the year 2010 was proclaimed Year of harmoniously developed generation in Uzbekistan.
The document envisages implementation of a wide range of measures aimed at creating of required conditions in the country for upbringing healthy and harmoniously developed generation, and realization of the young people’s potential.
Among the key tasks of the program are improvement of the legislation related to protection of the rights and interests of the children and youth, and expanding reforms in healthcare sector.
The program also stipulates improvement of the educational standards, study programs and literature, improvement of education in schools, professional colleges and lyceums, wide introduction of ICT in education and stimulating teachers.
One of the tasks included in the State Program is development and introduction in the people’s lives of the modern information and communication technologies, digital communication tools and the Internet.
An important area is strengthening activities in attracting the young people to sports and promoting healthy lifestyle, construction of new sports complexes and preparation of highly qualified trainers.
The program also includes issues of stimulation of the small business and private entrepreneurship, with creating conditions for attracting the youth to this area, especially in the rural areas.
The government has been entrusted with developing a package of measures for development of science and supporting the young people in their scientific activities.
Strengthening support of the young families and ensuring their legal and social protection, as well as protecting the young people from alcohol and drug abuse are other tasks of the program.