With the support of LUKOIL, three preschool institutions were opened in Uzbekistan at once
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A solemn opening ceremony of three new preschool educational organizations was held in Kibray district of Tashkent region. Two state multidisciplinary specialized preschool educational organizations with rehabilitation centers “IMKON” in Kibray district and Karshi, as well as one experimental kindergarten “Qandimcha” in Bukhara were built by LUKOIL Uzbekistan Operating Company LLC in agreement with the Ministry of Preschool Education of the Republic Uzbekistan. The kindergartens will be able to take up to 550 children a year. In addition, each rehabilitation center at the IMKON kindergarten will be able to provide qualified assistance to about 2.6 thousand children a year.
The opening ceremony took place in a new multidisciplinary specialized preschool with a rehabilitation center "IMKON" for children with disabilities.
New preschool educational organizations have been built in Bukhara (for 250 places), Kashkadarya (for 150 places) and Tashkent regions (for 150 places).
Multidisciplinary specialized pre-school educational organizations with the rehabilitation center "IMKON" is a chance for children with disabilities to receive high-quality education and corrective treatment in one place under the professional supervision of the strongest specialists who have been trained abroad.
“Uzbekistan is actively investing in the education system. In the five years since the founding of the ministry, coverage of preschool education in our country has increased from 29% to 70%. For us it is strategically important. Collaboration with the private sector has been a fundamentally important step. And especially, I want to highlight the reliable bilateral cooperation with LUKOIL. A lot of effort, soul and true love for children have been invested in each object. Investment in the future generation is a contribution to the development of the country, to its potential and opportunities. We are grateful to a company that can be an example of a socially active business,” said the Minister of Preschool Education, Agrippina Shin.
“On 31 January 2020, we laid the foundation stone of preschool institutions and in 1 year 10 months completed the construction of 2 specialized organizations with rehabilitation centers for 300 places in the Kibray district and the city of Karshi and 1 modern kindergarten for 250 places in the city of Bukhara. All of them are equipped with the latest equipment, provided with a unique technique designed for the rehabilitation and development of children. In our social activities, we focus primarily on areas that are particularly vulnerable and in need of support, both in culture and in sports, medicine and education,” said a LUKOIL representative.
A two-story building and territory of the Qandimcha kindergarten in Bukhara with a total area of more than 11 thousand square meters is equipped with the most modern technology and equipment, a swimming pool, dance and sports halls, a computer class, as well as group rooms. For active games and sports, bicycle paths and playgrounds with grass and safe synthetic surfaces have been built on the territory.
Kindergartens with the Imkon rehabilitation center in Kashkadarya and Tashkent regions were built with fully equipped rehabilitation centers, which combine preschool educational and medical institutions for children with physical and mental disabilities. The new preschools have modern gyms for physical therapy and physiotherapy, massage rooms, a sensory room, a room for the development of fine motor skills, social adaptation, music and art therapy, as well as doctors’ offices.