EghtesadOnline: As per the budget bill of the coming fiscal year (March 2018-19), the government will allocate 180 trillion rials ($4.28 billion) out of the Subsidy Reform Plan’s resources for production sector and creation of 634,000 jobs, deputy minister of industries Reza Rahmani said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranians have been receiving a monthly cash subsidy payment of 450,000 rials ($12.4) since December 2010, which so far amounted to 2.63 trillion rials (over $68.6 billion).
EghtesadOnline: As 16 of the ministerial nominees proposed by President Hassan Rouhani got the parliamentary vote of confidence on Sunday, the president and his Cabinet know exactly what one of their biggest challenges in the new government is: creating sufficient new jobs to catch up on the backlog created in the previous administrations.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has notified an executive directive to seven banks for allocating a major portion of their annual budgets for creating sustainable jobs through loans and incentives.
EghtesadOnline: Jobs created in Iran’s industrial parks during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-May 21) have increased by 20% compared with last year’s corresponding period, Deputy Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Ali Yazdani said.
EghtesadOnline: Job creation is not within the direct purview of the government, yet it was one of the main topics in the presidential election debates last month.
EghtesadOnline: Seven thousand jobs were created following the government’s allocation of $4.5 billion in loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises in the fiscal March 2016-17, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade announced.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has defended his administration's performance in creating new jobs.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said as many as 100,000 jobs have been created in cyberspace in recent years.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday night that the government created 704,000 sustainable jobs a year.