Kazakhstan has developed various support measures for industrial enterprises that intend to master and implement digital technologies. The Ministry of Industry and Construction (MCC) of the Republic of Kazakhstan is ready to provide companies with various assistance, including financial assistance, the department’s press center reports.
According to the Bureau of National Statistics, the number of medium and large manufacturing enterprises that have successfully mastered IT has been growing by an average of 3.5% in recent years. Now the share of such enterprises is 12.9%.
At the Digital Almaty-2024 exhibition, the Ministry of Railways said that assistance can be of a different nature – from consultations on the implementation of IT products to partial reimbursement of costs. As for industrial enterprises, the Ministry of Industry conducts a technology audit upon request and reimburses up to 50% of the costs of organizing the digital environment.
In order to accelerate the digitalization of industry, a special training platform digital.qazindustry.gov.kz was created for Kazakh entrepreneurs. Thanks to this, industrial enterprises gained access to tools for introducing digital technology. Among them are 549 articles, cases from countries with a high rate of digitalization and almost 1.5 thousand IT profiles of companies in 15 categories.
Representatives of the national company Kazatomprom who participated in the conference reported that new technologies allowed the company to strengthen control in hazardous areas. Employees also said they were pleased with the implementation of a corporate application that helps track routine work processes such as daily briefings or pre-shift inspections. It is expected that more than 20 thousand Kazatomprom employees will use the application.