It is one of the social benefits offered to the Korean people by the state.
On December 19, 35 of the Juche era (1946), in the presidium of the Provisional People’s Committee of North Korea the problem of establishing numerous convalescent and rest houses in different parts of the country was discussed to satisfactorily guarantee the cultural life of North Korea. Workers.
As a result, more than 10 rest and convalescent houses were established in different parts of the country that began their function in April 1947.
During the arduous War of Liberation of the Fatherland (1950-1953) this system was not interrupted according to the state measure to reestablish and put into operation the convalescent and rest homes approved in February 40 of the Juche era (1951). Thus, night rest houses were created in factories and companies and others for the military at the front.
Even in the difficult postwar days of rehabilitation and construction, the restoration of rest and convalescent houses for workers was promoted with priority and then rest houses for peasants were established.
Today the DPRK is systematically increasing rest and convalescent houses and excellently fitting them out. In the renowned mountains such as Kumgang, Myohyang and Chilbo and the areas where there are medicinal waters and hot springs, rest houses are built for workers.
And in others built in and around institutions and companies, employees spend pleasant hours relieving themselves of work fatigue.
Many workers rest in the nursing home of the Sunchon Thermal Power Plant in various promotions a year. And in the other peculiarly conditioned in the construction field of the city of Samjiyon, dozens of labor innovators, inventors and other builders in promotion rest. During the rest period, various cultural and recreational activities are organized.
All the funds necessary for the management of the rest and rest houses are disbursed from the state budget and the expenses for the round trip of the workers are covered at the state’s expense.