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02/12/2021 - 17:15

Resolution target strived to fulfill at highest level

In 2021, Long An performed the task in extremely difficult conditions due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. From October 2021, the province transitioned to the "new normal" state, departments and branches accelerated, determined to join the province in completing the target of the Resolution 2021 at the highest level.

Many positive results in the field of Natural Resources and Environment

Many positive results in the field of Natural Resources and Environment

With the characteristic of being an agency in charge of many important tasks, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DONRE) proactively develops plans, along with flexible solutions, helping the unit gradually achieve its targets for 2021 to the destination.

The DONRE strives to advise and do well in tasks related to the field of land and minerals (Illustrative  photo)

According to Director of the DONRE - Vo Minh Thanh, the whole sector strives to achieve the set basic targets, the above results make an important contribution to the province to fulfill the socio-economic development targets and tasks. The sector contributes directly to the state budget through revenues from land, minerals and water resources, indirectly through enhanced control of environmental issues, simplification of administrative procedures and improved people’s awareness about environmental protection.

Over the past time, the sector has overcome difficulties and obstacles, continued to promote administrative reform, shortened the time to handle administrative procedures and documents in the fields of responsibility, creating favorable conditions for the people and businesses, contributing to improving the investment and business environment and improving the provincial competitiveness index.

The Natural Resources and Environment sector completed consulting on site clearance tasks for such projects as Provincial Roads (PR) 830E, PR 827E, PR 823D, creating a clean land fund for resettlement arrangement PR 830E, PR 826D and developing urban areas. At the same time, the branch inspects and urges people to solve problems and complete the issuance of resettlement land use right certificates to people.

Currently, the total number of resettlement sites in the province is more than 18,500 plots; The number of plots allocated to people is over 17,300 plots (accounting for 93.5 percent of the total number of plots for resettlement). In particular, the sector advises the Provincial People's Committee to review the implementation of the Land Law 2013; completed the consultation to summarize the Conclusion No. 720-KL/TU, dated March 29, 2019 and issued a thematic resolution on compensation and site clearance. Since the Standing Board of the Provincial Party Committee issued the Conclusion 720-KL/TU, up to now, more than 1,000 hectares has been compensated.

For the rest of 2021, the sector will continue to overcome shortcomings and limitations. It is in the adjustment and update of land use master plans and plans that are sometimes not timely, complete and have not met the speed of socio-economic development of the province. At the same time, coordinate with departments, branches and localities in compensation and site clearance. Make more efforts to create more clean land funds, attract investment as well as pay attention to the inspection, control and management of waste in some residential areas, urban areas, etc.

Agriculture sector completes assigned tasks

In 2021, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) was assigned by the Provincial People's Committee to perform 8 key tasks. In the context of complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic, it has greatly affected the production, transportation and consumption of agricultural products of people in the province. However, with the efforts of the whole industry, up to now, the Department has completed the assigned tasks. In the coming time, the agriculture and rural development sector will continue to focus mainly on the program of agricultural development with hi- tech application in association with restructuring the agriculture sector and investing in building new-style rural (NR).

Deputy Director of the DARD - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh said that, according to the 2021 plan, the agriculture and rural development sector strives to achieve a growth rate of the whole sector of 1.5-2.0 percent. In which, rice production reached 2.7 million tons; there are 7 more communes meeting the new-style rural standards and 7 communes achieving the advanced rural areas; the rate of households using hygienic water reached 99.3 percent; planting 1 million scattered trees of all kinds and 500 hectares of forest after exploitation; etc.

The Agriculture and Rural Development Sector focuses on developing hi-tech agriculture

The Agriculture and Rural Development Sector focuses on developing hi-tech agriculture

Up to now, the economic growth rate of the industry has reached over 3 percent, the rice output has reached over 2.7 million tons; Thirteen communes have met the standards of rural areas, and six communes have achieved advanced rural areas. Thus, up to the present time, the whole province has 107 out of 161 communes meeting new-style rural standards, 11 communes meeting advanced NR standards; etc.

In the coming time, in addition to the Covid-19 prevention and control, the Agriculture and Rural Development sector will focus on developing production in the 2021-2022 winter-spring crop along the value chain. At the same time, it consolidates and improves the quality and maintains the criteria for localities recognized as meeting the standards of advanced NR as well as advanced NR. Besides, the provincial Agriculture sector also developed a plan for agricultural production to adapt to the new situation; coordinate with units and localities to focus on implementing the hi-tech Agricultural Development Program in association with the restructuring of the Agriculture sector in the period 2021-2025.

The progress of key projects is sped up

After being affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, so far, the province's key projects have restarted to keep up with the construction schedule. According to the Department of Transport, currently, the investor and construction unit are trying to implement many solutions to overcome difficulties and ensure the completion of the works on schedule.

Currently, contractors are focusing on construction of works to implement the breakthrough program according to the Resolution of the Xth Provincial Party Congress, such as PR283B and PR824 intersections; Tan Tap - Long Hau road, section from Rach Dua bridge to Ring road 4 of Tan Tap - Long Hau Road Project - National Highway (NH) 50 - Long An international Port and PR830B project, section from PR 830B to Doi Ma canal and Ma Doi bridge; etc.

Transport sector gives priority to traffic works

Transport sector gives priority to traffic works

In addition, the Department of Transport has taken steps to invest in key projects and breakthrough programs according to the Resolution of the XIth Provincial Party Congress, such as the Bridge project across the Vam Co Tay River (Ring Road of Tan An city); PR830E (section from expressway to PR830); PR827E (section from Tan Kim to Vam Co Dong river); 3 bridges on PR827E; PR822B (section from PR825 connects DT838 to the HCM trail); PR823D (newly opened Northwest axis connecting Long An - Ho Chi Minh City); renovating and upgrading PR817, section My Lac - Thanh Phuoc - Moc Hoa; renovate and upgrade PR818 section from NH 1 – NH N2 (including 15 kilometers of roads and 8 bridges); bridges on route PR831 (section Vinh Binh - Long Khot border gate and section Vinh Hung - Tan Hung to Tan Phuoc); etc.

However, the Department of Transport said that most of the key traffic construction projects have problems with the ground, affecting the construction progress. Therefore, in order to remove difficulties, the Department proposed the local People's Committees continue to promote measures to propagate and mobilize households, organize consensus handover of the ground and require construction units to focus on human and material resources to speed up the construction progress of the sections that have been handed over to the projects so that the projects can be completed soon, serving the requirements of socio-economic development./.

By Song Nhi – Translated by Duc Tam