A decision to this effect issued by the Central Steering Committeefor the National Target Programme on building new rural areas was handedover to the commune’s authorities at a December 24 ceremony in thelocality.
On the occasion, 55 individuals and collectives werehonoured with certificates of merit for their contributions to thecampaign.
In the foreseeable future, Hau Giang will roll outthe drive in 10 model communes following Dai Thanh’s success, with afocus given to improving local livelihoods.
Early next year, Vi Thanh and Tan Tien communes are expected to meet 19 criteria for status as new countryside areas.
The National Target Programme on building new-style rural areas hasbeen undertaken nationwide and rallied the active participation of thepeople.
The program sets 19 national criteria, aiming to create breakthroughs in agriculture, farmers and the countryside.
Building infrastructure, improving production capacity, buildingpublic works, protecting landscape and environment, and promote localtraditions and cultural identities are among new criteria on buildingnew rural areas initiated by the government since 2010.
Many localities have built modern infrastructure and promoted massproduction. People’s living conditions have been improved remarkably as aresult of the campaign.-VNA