Update: 20:01 | 24/12/2021
(BGO) - From a difficult mountainous district in the northern province of Bac Giang, Yen Dung now turns to a prosperous and peace countryside with rich identity. The exemplary new style rural (NSR) villages (NSR), advanced NSR communes, model fields together with synchronous rural systems help create new appearance and vitality for the land of the Phoenix.
For over ten years implementing NSR programme, Yen Dung has dramatically changed with good economic development. Besides the investment attraction policies to the industrial sector, the district defined agriculture development is a key task, consisting of commodity agriculture production with high technology application, high quality rice, veggies and roots as well as fishery and food.
Vice Secretary of Yen Dung district Party Committee Bui Quang Huy visits to model to grow melon in membrane house at Yen Dung clean vegetable cooperative.
The district authority has actively issued supporting policies so the agriculture is comprehensively developed toward enhancing the productivity, quality, efficiency in close connection to hi-tech application and establishment of centralized commodity production areas with huge scale.
To date, the district has had nine OCOP (One Commune One Product Programme) products qualified as three to four stars and six products with collective brand. Many farming cooperatives earn revenue of 15 to 40 billion VND per year, typically Yen Dung clean vegetable cooperative, Lua Vang general service cooperative, Tri Yen hi-tech farming cooperative…
Yen Dung now has 62 agricultural cooperatives while 100 percent of communes have linkage model between production and consumption of key farm produce to ensure the sustainability.
On October 28, 2021, the Prime Minister inked the decision to recognize Yen Dung district as new style rural district. It is the fourth district in Bac Giang province to be honored with the title. In 2021, the district Party Committee, authority and people was bestowed with Second and Third Class Labour Medals by the President.
For over ten years, the district has concreted, revamped and upgraded more than 664 km of road with total cost of over 835 billion VND, which creates a fresh look to the rural area. In 2019, the district was honored with Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Transport for rural traffic development in the period 2011 - 2020.
Building NSR helps improve the material and spiritual life for local people. Since 2011, the district has invested 125 billion VND to build, revamp, upgrade cultural system to meet local demand for entertainment, meeting and spiritual activities. The medical system has been reinforced and standardized. The educational sector has gained sustainable development in both scale scale, quality and facility.
Now, the district has 16 out of 16 NSR communes, two advanced NSR communes, two towns recognized as urban civilization and ten villages as model NSR title.
From a difficult district due to the terrain, Yen Dung now strongly overcomes the challenges and turns to locality with developed socio-economy, synchronous infrastructure, new style rural areas and improved living standard.
The average farming value in 2021 hit 115.8 million VND per ha, nearly doubling the figure ten years ago. The average income is estimated at 61.87 million VND per person per year, nearly 3.6 fold year on year increase…
Yen Dung’s lessons learned are to highly focus, drastically participate with high consensus and clear responsibility at the party, authority and organizations in the political system from the district to grass roots levels.
The district Party Committee and People’s Committee issued many pioneer and breakthrough mechanisms to invest and stimulate the socialization. After ten years of construction, the district has mobilized over 4.4 trillion VND from the local residence and other sources.
Nham Bien No.1 Secondary School is a key and high quality school in Yen Dung district.
Besides, the local authority has called for people to donate 180 ha of agricultural land, 21.3 ha of residence land; dismantle 46.8 km of barrier and hundreds of working days.
Another lesson is to create high consensus of people, a decisive factor to the success of the Programme. The district directed to well implement the democratic regulations in each unit where every content is discussed by people to ensure openness, publicity and transparency.
Besides, the communication is regularly and popularly conducted to help people deeply understand the benefit, believe and respond to the movement.
Meanwhile, the role and innovation of key officials at grass root level should be promoted to raise high the responsibility and bright model of the party member.
The local authority has focused on directing and renovating the thinking in production development to enhance the productivity, added value, income and quality of life.
Bui Quang Huy,
Vice Secretary of Yen Dung district Party Committee,
Chairman of the district People’s Committee.