Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan.8
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The National Television and Radio Company of Uzbekistan has launched the broadcast of a new 'Mahalla' educational digital TV and radio channel.
The TV and radio channel was created in accordance with the decree of Uzbek president signed in December 2013.
It will inform the population about the role and significance of the mahalla institute in the formation of a democratic state and civil society, as well as in resolving social issues.
Mahalla (microdistrict, street) is a unique structure of self-government bodies of Uzbek citizens. It is based on the historical factors of development, customs and traditions.
The new channel will also cover the experience of mahallas in the spiritual and moral education of the younger generation, strengthening family values, assisting young families, targeted assistance to older people and socially vulnerable layers of the population, ensuring employment, improving the social conditions of the people and beatification of territories.
Under the Constitution of Uzbekistan, the gatherings of citizens are the self-government bodies in settlements, kishlaks (rural settlement) and auls (villages), as well as in the uptown.
They have the authority to support the socially vulnerable layers of the population, ensure targeted and effective use of centrally allocated public funds for these purposes.
Under the laws 'On the self-government institutions of citizens' and 'On the election of the chairman (aksakal) of citizens' gathering and his advisers', mahallas are the centers of targeted social support for the population, development of the private entrepreneurship and family business and contribution to the employment of the youth.
Edited by SI