Duyen Hai district receives the Certificate of Recognition for meeting new rural standards
On the afternoon of July 15, the People's Committee of Tra Vinh province held a ceremony to announce the decision of the Prime Minister and receive the Certificate of Recognition for Duyen Hai district, meeting the new rural standards in 2022.
Vice Chairwoman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front Truong Thi Ngoc Anh and Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Le Van Han award the Certificate of Recognition for achieving new rural standards to Duyen Hai district.
Among the attendees were Ms. Truong Thi Ngoc Anh, Vice Chairwoman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; Mr. Tran Nhat Lam, Deputy Chief of the Central New Rural Coordination Office; Mr. Ngo Chi Cuong, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Kim Ngoc Thai, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; Mr. Le Van Dau, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; former leaders of the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, Provincial People's Committee from different periods; leaders of departments, branches, and localities; representatives of households, religious dignitaries, businesses, philanthropists, and social organizations that have made significant contributions to the district's socio-economic development.
According to Mr. Kim Chi Hoa, Chairman of Duyen Hai District People's Committee, when the task of building a new rural area was first undertaken, the district faced challenges such as low economic growth, fragmented terrain, and lack of synchronized economic and social infrastructure. The district's resources for development heavily relied on the central budget's allocation.
Chairman of Duyen Hai District People's Committee Kim Chi Hoa reports the results of building the new rural area in the district.
Over time, with the determination and efforts of the Party Committee, local authorities, and people, Duyen Hai district has witnessed positive developments in its socio-economic situation. In 2022, the total production value of the district (at 2010 prices) exceeded 8,200 billion VND. The economic structure has positively shifted, with the agriculture, forestry, and fishery sector accounting for 48.3%; industry and construction accounting for 37.03%; and trade and services accounting for 14.67%. The district's per capita income reached 61 million VND per person per year. By the end of 2022, the district had 453 poor households, accounting for 2.21%, and 554 near-poor households, accounting for 2.7%.
During the ceremony, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Le Van Han, congratulated and commended the remarkable achievements of Duyen Hai district in building a new rural area. He also suggested that the district continue to build on its achievements, overcome limitations and challenges, and fully exploit its local potential and strengths. The Chairman emphasized the importance of consolidating and improving the criteria for a new rural district. He also urged the district to effectively implement central and provincial policies that support agriculture, farmers, and rural development, including digital transformation programs and the one-commune-one-product (OCOP) initiative.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Le Van Han gives directions in his speech at the ceremony.
The ceremony recognized the outstanding contributions of 5 collectives and 12 individuals, who were awarded Certificates of Merit by the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee. Additionally, 10 collectives and 21 individuals received Certificates of Merit from the Chairman of Duyen Hai District People's Committee for their exemplary achievements in implementing the National Target Program for New Rural Development in the district.
Provincial leaders present Certificates of Merit from the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee to individuals.
As of now, Tra Vinh has successfully achieved the new rural standards in 8 out of 9 districts, towns, and cities, completing the mission of building new countryside. All 85 communes in the province meet the new rural standards, with 38 communes achieving advanced new rural standards and 3 communes meeting the model new rural standards. The province has nearly fulfilled 5 out of 8 criteria for becoming a new rural province, aiming to complete the mission of building a new rural area by 2025.
Khiem Hoang (translator)