"KazAgro" planning to open farmers service centers

Astana. December 4.

- JSC National Operating Holding Kazagro plans to open the centers of service of farmers (CSF), transfers Kazakhstan Today.

"At regional levels we plan to open the centers of service of farmers which will be able to advise and accept demands for financing in regions remote from the regional centers", - the chairman of the board of the national managing director of Kazagro holding Dulat Aytzhanov told during a working trip to the East Kazakhstan region and a meeting with representatives of agrofarms of the region.

As Aytzhanov told, within the pilot project of "Kazagro" starts 5 centres in four areas of Kazakhstan (it is a question of creation of the centers in Akmolinsky, Almaty, the Kostanay region and Southern area). The head of holding suggested agricultural businessmen of VKO to join in this process and noted that in case of granting suitable rooms by them in economically active regions of area, "Kazagro" is ready to open center and in their region.

Communicating with businessmen of East Kazakhstan, D. Aytzhanov depicted the acquaintance for all a problem. Its essence, that to the farmer for receiving the credit, it is necessary to collect a set of various documents, having visited not one state and private structure. Thus, as a rule, crediting organization doesn't take any part in process, taking a waiting attitude. After long process the package of documents is provided, but at the price of big time and financial expenditure. Especially it concerns large projects or the villagers living in remote areas.

The model offered today provides active participation in collecting documents and from the crediting organizations by information exchange of databases of state agencies and Kazagro holding.

As Aytzhanov told, the holding analyzed a package of the documents provided by the client for receiving the credit, those documents which receiving it is possible to automate are identified. Offers on automation are sent to the appropriate government bodies and public organizations. "As far as I know, in VKO also I started the pilot project on automation and optimization of the state services. We welcome this undertaking and we suggest you to combine efforts in this direction as only joint efforts we will be able to achieve success", - the head of "Kazagro" noted.

As it was reported earlier, at a meeting with agricultural businessmen of area the head of holding D. Aytzhanov told about the main tasks which are set for itself by "Kazagro" in 2013. As a whole all of them are directed on expansion of availability of financial resources for agricultural producers of the republic.

The holding intends to optimize as much as possible credit process, to improve quality of service by introduction of system of service of SHTP by the principle of "one window" and to work over a problem of availability of the credit. Besides, already now together with public organizations and the interested departments the issue of ensuring broader access of agro-business to trade and logistic system is resolved.

JSC National Operating Holding Kazagro realizes a state policy on development of agro-industrial complex of Kazakhstan by ensuring effective management with investment assets of the companies entering into its structure.

Kazakhstan Today 04.12.2012