(HBO) – Capitalising on local socio-economic strengths, the Party organisation, authorities and people of Thach Yen commune, which is home to Cao Phong – Thach Yen revolutionary base, have made efforts to promote the building of new-style rural areas, helping create a facelift to the locality.
Investments have been made to develop
socio-economic infrastructure in Thach Yen commune, Cao Phong district.
According to Bui Minh Anh, former Secretary of
the Party organisation of Thach Yen commune, Cao Phong – Thach Yen is one of
the four revolutionary bases of Hoa Binh province, which belongs to the
Hoa-Ninh-Thanh revolutionary zone. It was recognised as a national historical
relic site by the Ministry of Culture and Information in 1996.
In late 1944, the regional Party Committee of
Bac Ky assigned Vu Tho to the region to popularise the nation’s revolution
among local ethnic communities, which paved the way for the establishment of
the Cao Phong – Thach Yen revolutionary base. In July 1945, Tho selected 30
young, tough and enthusiastic militiamen for military training courses in Cao
Phong – Thach Yen region.
On August 23, 1945, the delegation of the Cao
Phong – Thach Yen base coordinated with the army in Lac Son to enter Phuong
Lam, joining revolutionary forces in the whole province to seize power from the
Over the years, upholding the revolutionary
tradition, the Party organisation, administration and locals of Thach Yen and
Hop Phong communes have bolstered solidarity to optimise the localities’
potentials and advantages to boost socio-economic development, improve locals’
living conditions, and ensure security and order.
Travel has been made easier for local residents
as roads have been concretised, while farmers are enjoying bumper crops of
The commune has paid due heed to developing
culture, education and health care, with three out of the four schools meeting
the national standard at the first level, local medical station meeting
national standard, and more than 70% of households granted the title "cultured
Vice Chairman of the communal People’s Committee
Bui Van Hau said local livelihoods have been improved, and social security
maintained over the past time.
Thach Yen sees its economy grow 13.85%, and per
capita income reach 26 million VND (1,078 USD) a year. As the commune has met
15 out of the 19 new style rural area criteria, it is working to complete the
task of the new-style rural area building by 2024.
On the afternoon of November 29, the Steering Committee completed the criteria for Hoa Binh city to be recognized as the type II urban area under Hoa Binh province at the first Steering Committee meeting. Comrade Bui Van Khanh, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee chaired.
Recently, to concretize the movement to join hands in building new rural areas, all levels of the Women's Union in Da Bac district have implemented many practical movements and activities. Thereby, it has been contributing to changing the face of the rural areas, positively contributing to the socio-economic development and improving the people's lives.
Recognising administrative reform as one of the key tasks, units and localities within the province have rolled out concerted measures to build an administrative apparatus that better serves the needs of the people and businesses.
Thanks to the implementation of important policies on forest resources protection and development, the forest coverage across Hoa Binh province now tops 51%. Forest-based economic activities have made relatively large contributions to the local economy.
Hoa Binh province currently has 1,275 reputable people, who are village elders, village heads, family leaders, and dignitaries of religious groups, living in ethnic-inhabited areas. Over the recent past, the provincial Department of Public Security has focused on promoting the role of 289 prestigious people in the "All people protect nation security” movement. These are all typical people, with many contributions in various patriotic emulation movements, helping ensure political security and social order and safety.
The steering committee for completing the standards to establish Luong Son town on November 16 held a meeting to evaluate the progress of implementing the criteria for turning Luong Son district into a town-level administrative unit by 2025, under the chair of the head of the steering committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Toan.