Optimizing the number of public administration staff system in Uzbekistan
The President signed a decree "On the optimization of the structure and reduction of the number of staff members of state power and management bodies." The document approved the proposals of the republican commission on the reduction of the number of management personnel and the optimization of the structure of state power and management bodies, their departmental and territorial divisions, providing, starting from May 1, 2021: - optimization of up to 15 percent of the number of management personnel and determination of the updated maximum number of government and administrative bodies, their departmental and territorial divisions; - reduction of positions of deputy heads of ministries and departments.
According to the decree, at present there are 44,099 staff members in 53 state institutions. From May 1, 5,308 staff positions in these organizations will be cut. As a result, 38,791 staff units will remain.