On May 22, 2020, the Chairman of Dong Thap Provincial People's Committee issued Decision 723/QD-UBND-HC recognizing communes that met new countryside standards in 2019.
Specifically, certified communes include Binh Tan (Thanh Binh district), Binh Hang Tay and Nhi My (Cao Lanh district), Tan My and Dinh An (Lap Vo district), and Tan Phu Trung, Phu Huu and An Nhon (Chau Thanh district).
At the same time, the Dong Thap Provincial People’s Committee also assigned the District People's Committees to notify recognized communes to make announcements to this effect in an economical manner in line with the law. To achieve new countryside standards, the province launched the new rural development program to raise the self-management role of the community based on the principle of self-reliance, diligence and cooperation, combined with agricultural restructuring and sustainable poverty reduction.
The province has actively informed and engaged the Party and people to carry out the new rural development program, with the focus of stimulating public cooperation in agricultural development and new economic cooperation. The province launched emulation movements like “All people unite to build new rural areas and civilized cities”, “Dong Thap works together to build new rural areas” and “Perfect family construction” and worked to maximize the effect of these movements. The province stepped up the improvement of its achieved rural criteria. In addition, Dong Thap restructured the agricultural sector linked to developing production and resolving employment by generating jobs and sending workers to work abroad for a definite time. It has effectively implemented the One Commune One Product (OCOP) Program, gradually developed organic agriculture, applied high technology and Technology 4.0 to raise people's incomes. In addition, education, healthcare, culture and environmental protection are also matters of concern for development.
Source: Vietnam Business Forum