PENZA, July 19. /TASS/. Of the order of 5-6 thousand jobs will be created in the Industrial Park of “AVTOVAZ”, where you can go to work part employees. On Wednesday reported TASS the representative of Russian President in Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich.
On Monday, the envoy reported that “AVTOVAZ” intends to cut more than 8 thousand people – 6 thousand in 2017 and 2.2 million in 2018.
“Now the Industrial Park has been running for almost 800 people. Assume that the capacity of the Park can reach 5-6 thousand people. There will be enterprises of small and average business who will work on “AVTOVAZ”, in collaboration with AVTOVAZ, and most importantly – that people will not lose anything,” said Babich.
The envoy stressed that while reducing the need to provide people with not only social security but also employment opportunities.
“The proposed reduction of staff is a stated amount which “AVTOVAZ” States as economically sound, but for the Russian government, for all of us it is vital that all these procedures were associated with the performance of social guarantees, not just warranties… People will be offered high paying jobs within the Industrial Park,” – said the envoy.
Industrial Park “AVTOVAZ”
“AvtoVAZ” has started the implementation of Industrial Park project in February 2017. Among the main tasks of the Park – the creation of new jobs for suppliers in the unused buildings of “AVTOVAZ”, including for further localization of production of automotive components, performance of works on preparation of production of new products, the company and the implementation of the work previously performed by “AVTOVAZ” third-party contractors not based in Togliatti.
As reported earlier, the first residents of the Park will create over 1.3 million jobs in 2017. The industrial Park was transferred to the former building of the Volga machine building plant (VMZ), the former building of the Directorate for procurement and other platforms of “AVTOVAZ”. The total Park area of approximately 300 thousand sq. m. These buildings will be ready for placement of new production facilities of “AVTOVAZ” for lease to third-party residents.