(HBO) – The Prime Minister has issued Decision No. 1719/QD-TTg dated October 14 approving the National Target Programme on boosting socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas in the 2021-2030 period, with its first phase spanning from 2021 to 2025. The approval of the progamme has specified the Party, State and Government’s policies on ethnic affairs, while giving solutions to boost socio-economic growth in association with the implementation of the policies, meeting the expectations of ethnic minority groups.
Photo: Thanks to investment from programmes and projects, a
number of schools in Nanh Nghe commune in Da Bac district of Hoa Binh province
have been built to meet locals’ demand.
The programme has ten component projects, focusing on solving the shortage of
land for housing and farming as well as clean water; arranging and stabilising
the living conditions of residents in difficult areas; developing sustainable
agricultural and forestry production; building essential infrastructure system;
improving the quality of education and training to develop human resources;
preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values of ethnic minorities
in association with tourism development; improving health care services for
people; implementing gender equality; investing in the development of ethnic
minority groups with very few people and groups facing many difficulties;
strengthening communications in the ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous
Hoa Binh has 145 out of 151 communes, wards and towns which are ethnic
minority-inhabited and mountainous areas with 86 villages and hamlets facing
extreme difficulties. In the past years, the province has prioritised the
allocation of human resources to investment programmes and projects for ethnic
minority-inhabited and mountainous areas, especially those with extremely
difficult conditions. The efforts have made positive impacts on people's lives,
creating a motivation for the development of ethnic minority-inhabited and
mountainous areas, gradually narrowing the development gaps among
Mountainous areas have seen many positive changes. However, according to the
provincial Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs, due to a low starting point,
the living conditions of people from ethnic minority groups in the villages and
communes with extremely difficult economic conditions remained poor. They
mostly live on small-scaled agricultural and forestry production. Their
livelihood remains unstable, and their access to social service is still
limited. Although the ratio of poor households has decreased, the risk of
falling back into poverty is high, while the quality of human resources is low,
with modest capacity of local officials. In addition, gender equality remains a
problem among ethnic minority groups, along with outdated customs such as child
marriage, consanguineous marriage, social evils, and socio-economic development
gaps among regions.
In this context, the building and approval of the National Target Programme on
socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas
in the province has an important and urgent significance, aiming to promote
sustainable development, consolidate and enhance people's confidence in the
Party and State.
The objectives of the ten component projects in the period of 2021 - 2025
include doubling income of people from ethnic minority groups in 2020; reducing
the ratio of poor households by 2.5-3 percent each year; bringing 50 percent of
communes and villages out of the list of areas with extremely difficult
conditions; building roads for automobiles to 100 percent of communes,
concreting 90 percent of roads connecting the centres of communes and villages;
upgrading 100 percent of schools and health care stations; and establishing
public internet service supply centres in all communes./.
(HBO) – Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Ngo Van Tuan has signed Resolution No.8/NQ-TU on promoting digital transformation in the province for the 2021 – 2025 period, with a vision towards 2030.
(HBO) - On January 15th, the Fatherland Front of Tan Lac district gave 100 sets of Tet gifts to the poor households in 3 communes, Phu Cuong, Phu Vinh, and My Hoa. Each gift is worth 700,000 VND, including one warm blanket and confectionery, the necessities and 300,000 VND in cash. Twenty sets of gifts were distributed and given to the poor households in Phu Cuong commune, 35 ones were given in Phu Vinh and 25 ones were given in My Hoa.
(HBO) - The organising board of the Technical Innovation Contest held a ceremony on January 13 afternoon to announce the winners of the 8th provincial Technical Innovation Contest and the 17th Teenager’s and Children's Innovation Contest. Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Dinh Cong Su, who is also Chairman of the provincial Council of Science and Technology, attended the event.
(HBO) – The Board for Ethnic Minority Affairs of the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee has held a meeting to review its performance in 2021 and launch tasks for this year. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su attended the event.
(HBO) – With just half a month to go before the Tet (Lunar New Year – Year of the Tiger), officials and people in Hoa Binh province are promoting patriotic emulation movements, fully tapping potential and actively removing difficulties to effectively implement the "dual goal" of COVID-19 prevention and control while resuming production and socio-economic development in the new normal. Resolution of the 17th provincial Party Congress will be realised as well as the socio-economic development plan and the State budget estimate for 2022.
(HBO) – Hoa Binh province
was established on June 22, 1886 under the name of "Muong”, with its
administrative centre based in Cho Bo township. On September 5, 1896, the
administrative centre was moved to Vinh Dieu village of Hoa Binh commune, which
is now in Hoa Binh city. From then on, the province officially got the name it