On the afternoon of June 15th, the inspection team of the implementation of four key socio-economic programs of Khanh Hoa province, period 2016-2020 had a meeting with provincial Ethnic minorities department on socio- economic program of ethnic minorities’ areas and mountainous areas period 2016 - 2018.
Illustrative picture. Photo: Le Xua.
According to the report of the provincial Ethnic Minority Board, from 2016 to 2017, the unit has coordinated with the executive committees and local authorities to support the implementation of economic development models for 586 ethnic minority households with funding over 6.8 billion Dong. It is expected that in 2018, the province will continue to support 400 households with a budget of 4.8 billion Dong. Besides the support for program, provincial Ethnic Minority Board also advises the provincial People's Committee to support 60 poor and near poor households to implement the model of fruit tree planting with a budget of 396 million Dong, support 131 households damaged after the storm No. 12 in the production with the fund of more than 196 million Dong. In addition, from 2016 up to now, the provincial Ethnic Minority Board has given advisor for the provincial People's Committee to integrate the central and local programs to mobilize resources for the implementation of social security policies, infrastructure construction to serve for living and production of ethnic minorities. Since then, many important indicators in the program such as the percentage of ethnic households using water for hygiene, the rate of use of national grid ... more than 90%; the rate of poor households in ethnic minority areas in 2017 decreased by nearly 13% compared to 2015.
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Huynh Trang – Vice-Head Chairman of the Inspection Committee of the provincial Party Committee, deputy Head of the inspection team suggested in the coming time, provincial Ethnic Minority Board should review and give advisor for the provincial People's Committee solutions to improve the effectiveness of the implementation of ethnic policies; regularly monitor the implementation of socio-economic development targets in ethnic minority and mountainous areas; To build policies on job training and creating job suitable to the practical situation.