Analysis of the results of a survey conducted among inspectors of Centers of Labor and Social Protection of Population in Ter-Ter, Barda and Agjabedi regions
Within the framework of a project funded jointly by OSI and N(o)vib to inform public regarding a mechanism of means-tested social-assistance and to monitor the use of funds allocated from the state budget, ERC conducted a survey among social inspectors of Centers of Labor and Social protection of Population in Tar-Tar, Barda and Agjabedi.
The main goal of the survey is to assess knowledge and skills and awareness of social inspectors responsible for granting social assistance about the process in the areas selected on a pilot basis, and based on the results of the survey to submit proposals to relevant state bodies on ways of improvement of this work and provision of necessary trainings for these inspectors.
16 inspectors representing relevant centers of 3 regions participated in the survey. Those were 6 delegates from Barda, 6 delegates from Agjabedi and 4 delegates from Tar-Tar. In a questionnaire 20 questions were asked from respondents based on 3 classification groups. First bloc of questions (overall 10 questions) had to with the level of awareness about the procedures on reviewing family applications, refusal and suspension of granting of means-tested social allowance. According to the legislation, a family applying for means-tested social assistance has to be represented by one family member.