|Aug.9, 2016 -- During the last six months, Tibet created 18,300 new jobs, shifts in employment were arranged for 399, 400 people, 1.3 billion yuan in service income was realized, and the official unemployment rate of towns and cities was controlled under 2.6%.
Ever since this year, Tibet has held all kinds of job fairs totaling to 28, provided employment guidance to 18,866 people, introduced jobs to 19,810 people with successful such introductions numbering to10,699. There are 151，900 people with unemployment insurance, a unemployment insurance fee expenditure of more than 48 million yuan and grant provisions amounting to more than 1.4 billion yuan.
In the regard of poverty alleviation programs of the whole year, 10 counties including Kagmar county and the Karuo district will be focal points of employment transition programs, 7067 individuals will receive trainings by the year end.
During the first half of the year, 67.9 mln yuan was allocated to poverty alleviations in fo r farmers and herdsmen, covering 31,000 people, 10,864 trainings and 9881 people were provided jot opportunities.