Leaders point the way for social change

Updated: 2016-01-07 06:55

By Li Yang(China Daily)

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Key statements on development

The population above 60 years of age in 2012 was 194 million. It will reach 243 million in 2020 and 300 million in 2025. The government should meet the increasing demands of senior citizens, speeding development of the nursing industry in particular. This is an urgent task to not only protect their rights and interests, but also to promote consumer spending and to create jobs.

-State Council, Sept 13, 2013

All residents who qualify can buy pension insurance on a voluntary basis. The insurance fund should consist of personal payments, subsidies from village collectives and from the government.

-State Council, Feb 26, 2014

The government should concentrate limited resources on really needy poverty-stricken families and help them to find sustainable ways to increase their income according to their situation, and include them in the basic public service net.

-State Council, May 12, 2014

About 100 million farmers should become permanent residents in cities by 2020.

-State Council, July 24, 2014

The government should use all possible means and institutions to help private enterprises, social organizations and individuals help with poverty alleviation.

-State Council, Dec 4, 2014

The 40 million children living in poverty-stricken regions should enjoy the national average level of education and healthcare services by 2020.

-State Council, Dec 25, 2014

The government should expand effective supplies through targeted poverty alleviation, innovation in technology and financial services, the development of modern agriculture, recruitment of high-level professionals, and farm infrastructure construction.

-Central Economic Work Conference, Dec 21, 2015

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