SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
Activities of scientific and educational institutions subordinated to the Ministry in 2017.
Subordinate to the Ministry there are 6 higher and secondary professional institutions-the Technological University of Tajikistan and its branch in the town of Isfara, the Institute of Technology and Innovative Management of the town of Kulob, the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Tajikistan, the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Services, the S. Yusupov Mining College; two state-run research institutions – the Sanoat Research Institute and three new types of institutions, including two lyceums- Dushanbe -TUT and Kulyab-at ITIM (Kulyab), Sohibkor-with IPS.
The total number of students in educational institutions in 2017 -2018 is more than 15434 people. The process of training is conducted in 23 faculties in 140 specialties, 78 of them are in the field of engineering and technology, 62 specialties in economics, finance and tourism. In 75 departments, which train highly qualified personnel in these specialties, there are 1398 experienced teachers and employees, 38 of them are doctors of science, 219 candidates of sciences are engaged in training and research work.
In the 2016-2017 academic year, 3,152 specialists completed the bachelor’s and master’s programs of the Ministry’s subordinate educational institutions and work in various spheres of the national economy.
The material and technical base of the Ministry’s subordinate educational institutions is strengthened every year. At the moment, there are 56 computer classrooms with 1918 computers, which is 4x more than last year and 103 computers more.
The average salary of employees of the Ministry’s subordinate educational institutions is 1052 somoni and 1751 students receive a scholarship from 49 to 181 somoni.
8 students receive a Presidential scholarship and 89 students study for other types of quotas.
In order to develop the intellectual skills of students and their involvement in the production process at technological parks of educational institutions, 15 small manufacturing enterprises operate.
In particular, in the technological park of the Technological University of Tajikistan are produced mineral waters, soft drinks, pasta, fruit yogurt and yoghurt, various types of confectionery products, vegetable, vegetable, fruit tinctures and decoctions.
In order to revive folk crafts and fostering respect for the national culture and clothing is a Center “Moody Tobon,” in which women are trained specially design, sewing and technology.
With the purpose of developing creative activity, inventiveness, realization of intellectual abilities of students, post-graduate students, competitors and young teachers at the university was created a technological park “Fanovar”.
In the technology park of the branch of the Technological University of Tajikistan in the town of Isfara, along with the production of bread-and-confectionery products, canned food, road digital traffic lights were also manufactured for the first time, which were purchased and sold by the State Executive authority of the town of Isfara.
At the Technological Park of the Institute of Technology and Innovative Management of the town of Kulob, depending on the directions of the operating specialties, enterprises for the production of pelmeni, bread-confectionery products, jewelry and sewing products have been established. Students during the practice are involved in production.
In the technology park of the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Service for the revival of folk crafts and the strengthening of the connection between science and production were created jewelry and pottery workshops.
Also, according to the recommendations and directives of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon for the revival of handicrafts, art of embroidery, atlas and adras at Technology Park of educational institutions set up training centers for the production, atlas and adras.
At the moment, experienced specialists with the help of machines for textile atlas and adras teach the subtleties of these creative crafts of women and girls.
Within the framework of the working visit of the Founder of Peace and National Unity, the Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, in the town of Kulob on October 5, 1616 the first stone was laid in the foundation of the academic buildings, dormitories and other cultural and residential buildings of the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management. The proposed project was submitted for approval, construction of the above mentioned facilities was started, which is currently continuing successfully.
At present, 7 grant projects of the European Union and other foreign countries are operating at the Technological University of Tajikistan, which play an important role in the training of modern specialists, in the acquisition of technical equipment in the professional retraining of teachers and university staff.
Also at this University are the Center for Intellectual Development of the Youth of Tajikistan and the Center for Professional Development and Competitiveness in the Labor Market, which contribute to the intellectual development of students and the preparation of graduates that meet the requirements of the labor market.
To support and encourage innovation, creative activity, inventive work, the University carried out a number of works, resulting in 2 primary patents for invention.
With the support of OP “Zarafshon” to create a polygon processing mining of minerals was given a certain amount of equipment on the part of the State Unitary Enterprise “Metalhoi Nodiri Leninobod” – 500 copies of books and special literature Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Tajikistan.
With the financial support of LLC “Huaxin Ghayur Cement”, the “Markazi Rushdi Kasbiyat” (“Center for Professional Development”) was established at the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Service, whose goal is to develop vocational training and teaching students’ languages.
From the state budget, 472674 somoni were allocated to two scientific organizations subordinate to the Ministry: the Scientific Research Institute of Nutrition for the implementation of 2 research projects – 344882 somoni (study of the daily necessary nutrition for the disabled and the elderly in boarding schools and boarding schools in some regions of the Republic of Tajikistan and studying the quality of food products and medicinal plants), for the Research Institute of Industry (preparation of technological processing of the muscovite mineral complex, containing aluminum Kurgovad mine “Pomiri Gharbi”) in the 2016 – 2020 biennium. 127792 somoni were allocated and certain works were performed in this direction.
Communication with the announcement of 2017 as the Year of Youth, a study tour was organized for students and teachers, educational organizations using rail and road transport. During this trip its participants the opportunity to learn about the activities of the industrial enterprises of JSC “Juntay Dangara – Xing force textiles” and JV “Aprelevka” that will contribute to improve the skills and abilities of future industrialists.
Management focuses on the daily activities of scientific and educational institutions for the development of the inextricable link between science and production, improve the professional and cultural development of teachers, cooperation of educational institutions and industrial enterprises, as well as professional training in the sphere of industry at the appropriate level, the necessary measures have been taken.