Impulsing development of rural industry

Wednesday, 21/07/2021, 22:25 [GMT+7]

Impulsing development of rural industry

Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee has just approved the industry promoting program for the period of 2021 - 2025. The cost of implementing this phase has increased significantly compared to the previous phase.
 
Expenditure for industry promotion increases
 
 
According to Le Huu Hoang - Standing Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, the industry promoting program will strongly support investment activities in the production of the rural industry to develop the production and processing of typical industrial products, industries and fields with advantages of the province. In addition, the program will facilitate rural industry facilities to access opportunities for digital economy development; improve productivity, quality and competitiveness of products in order to add value and high technology content in products as well as promote connection and trade activities.
Accordingly, the total funding for the implementation of the industry promoting program in the 2021 - 2025 period is nearly 43 billion VND, including more than 21 billion VND from the national industry promoting fund and nearly 22 billion VND from the local industry promoting fund. Besides, the reciprocal capital of the beneficiaries of the promotion program is estimated at 125 billion VND. Compared to the 2016-2020 period, the funding for industrial promotion in this period has increased, meeting the development requirement of the local industry. Five years ago, the funding for industry promotion in the province was more than 17 billion VND and the reciprocal capital of the beneficiary enterprises was about 80 billion VND. According to the report of the Department of Industry and Trade, the funding for industry promotion in the period 2016 - 2020 only met a part of the needs of rural industrial enterprises in the province.
 

 

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Packing chocolate at Fifty Fresh Farm Company Limited in Cam Lam District, Khanh Hoa Province.
 
According to Le Thu Hai - Director of the Department of Industry and Trade, in the period 2021 - 2025, industry promoting activities will focus on supporting vocational training, skill improvement and management capacity for rural industry establishments; building models of performing techniques, applying advanced machinery and equipment to industrial - handicraft production; developing typical rural industrial products. In addition, industrial promotion will conduct  linking, cooperation, development of industrial clusters and relocation of establishments causing environmental pollution; improve management capacity and implement industry promoting projects.
 
Many solutions
 
The program sets the following goals: from now to 2025, striving to build 5 demonstration models of production techniques for new products and new technologies; supporting 3-5 establishments to apply cleaner production in production stages; supporting 70 - 80 typical rural industrial establishments to implement projects on application of advanced machinery and equipment in production; recognizing and rewarding 150 - 200 typical rural industrial products at the provincial level; supporting 5 projects to build, renovate and upgrade environmental pollution treatment systems at rural industrial facilities; helping 100 to 150 rural industrial establishments to participate in domestic fairs and exhibitions, 30 rural industrial establishments to build, register brands, invest in showrooms, introduce products...
To achieve the set goals, the Provincial People's Committee has developed basic groups of solutions, including strengthening propaganda and dissemination of policies to encourage the development of the rural industry, regularly updating information on the situation of industrial production in the area, information on new policies for rural industrial establishments so that they can actively participate in and benefit from development support policies to production and business development; thereby contributing to promoting industrialization and modernization of agriculture and rural areas.
 
The provincial People's Committee requested the provincial Department of Industry and Trade to strengthen the implementation of industrial promotion activities; review mechanisms and policies, properly assess the shortcomings in actual implementation. On that basis, the provincial Department of Industry and Trade will do consultion to adjust, supplement and complete the program; to step up the reform of administrative procedures so that more and more organizations and individuals can benefit from the industrial promotion policy. The provincial Department of Industry and Trade is in charge of training and professionalizing state management staff on industrial promotion. In addition, the program has solutions on human resources, product consumption markets, science and technology; strengthen coordination of state management agencies with mass organizations to effectively implement industrial promotion activities.
 
Le Huu Hoang - Standing Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee said that the industry promoting program for the period of 2021 - 2025 with the goal of mobilizing and effectively using all domestic and foreign resources to invest and create motivation to develop new industrial production - handicrafts in order to forward economic restructuring towards industrialization – modernization, and then creating jobs, increasing incomes and contributing to the construction of new rural areas, improving competitiveness, effectively implementing the international economic integration roadmap.
 
Dinh Lam
 
Translated by T.T