Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee has issued a guiding document on strengthening sustainable poverty reduction in ethnic minority and mountainous areas.
Illustrative picture. Photo: Le Xua.
Accordingly, the provincial People's Committee proposed the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Provincial Committee for Ethnic Minorities, People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to actively coordinate with related agencies and departments to strengthening mobilization and propaganda for ethnic minorities on the national target program for sustainable poverty reduction; disseminate and propagate the Party's guidelines and policies and the central and local policies on this program so that departments, branches and agencies can grasp, unify and implement fully; inform and transparency of results of poverty reduction programs for people; direct localities to review the needs of each household in order to have appropriate support plans, guide people to use capital appropriately; coordinating to mobilize students to go to school, not letting the students drop out of school; further improve the level of access to social services and strengthen vocational training and introduce job for ethnic minorities. Study and develop solutions to overcome difficulties and limitations that Report No. 48/BC-ĐĐBQH dated April 23rd 2019 of the Provincial Parliament Delegation on the monitoring results "Legal Policy implementation on the implementation of the national target program on sustainable poverty reduction in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the 2012-2018 period”.
Reportedly, in April 2019, the Khanh Hoa Provincial Parliament Delegation organized a thematic monitoring of the implementation of policies and laws on the implementation of the National Target Program on sustainable poverty reduction in ethnic minority areas and in the mountainous region in the period of the 2012 - 2018. The results of the monitoring showed that besides fully implementing the policies of the Central, Khanh Hoa province has directly supported nearly 38,700 poor households/163,170 times in mountainous areas, ethnic minority areas with a budget of over VND 18,390 million. Buying and issuing free health insurance cards for 100% of poor and near poor households. Tuition reduction and exemption for 14,328 students belonging to poor households in ethnic minority areas; support learning costs for 9,827 poor students; loans for 19,600 pupils and students, total loans outstanding balance are 425 billion VND. Support free short-term vocational training for 2,887 poor households with a total budget of 4.33 billion VND, of which 2,309 people have jobs after being trained. Resolving 186 hectares of production land for 420 poor ethnic minority households with the cost of 930 million VND. Policies on investment in socio-economic development and poverty reduction have created a clear change in infrastructure, quickly and fundamentally changing the appearance of rural areas in ethnic minority and mountainous areas. Thanks to the dissemination of production models, effective and high-yield production, intensify encourage agricultural and forestry expansion combined with supporting valuable plant and animal varieties; The policy of preferential loans for production development has contributed to changing the awareness of a part of ethnic minority people, gradually shifting the economic structure, labor structure, and the life of ethnic minority people to be enhanced, contribute to poverty reduction and step by step stabilize life ...
See the document of the provincial people’s committee here.