Secretary Hoang Trung Hai works with the Department of Information and Communications (18:58 21/09/2018)
In attendance were Nguyen Van Phong, Head of the Municipal Party Committee’s Commission for Education and Popularization; Phung Thi Hong Ha, Vice Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council; and Ngo Van Quy, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee.
Focusing on popularization of key missions of the city
Giving a report at the session, Director of the Department of Information and Communications Nguyen Ngoc Ky said that in the first eight months of the year, the department made efforts to perform public duties and gained comprehensive achievements.
Particularly, in terms of managing newspapers and publishing, the Department well served as an advisor in cooperating with domestic and international press agencies to introduce Ha Noi’s image.
The Department issued 120 documents instructing press agencies and information systems at grassroots to popularize the city’s key missions.
Director of the Department of Information and Communications Nguyen Ngoc Ky gives a report at the session.
Additionally, the Department focused on monitoring information on social network so as to remove the bad information which negatively impacts the community.
Enhancing information technology (IT) applications and online public services
In terms of IT, the department reviewed and submitted the list of online public services at level 3, 4 to the Municipal People’s Committee. So far, the city has recorded 556 online public services at level 3, 4.
Especially, the Department is piloting the shared one-stop-shop system in departments, districts, and suburban districts.
In terms of IT industry, Ha Noi has four concentrated IT parks. In 2017, the revenue of IT services reached VND 181 trillion.
Close cooperation in providing information, settling hot issues
Apart from the above achievements, Director Nguyen Ngoc Ky also pointed out a number of shortcomings and weaknesses in implementing the missions.
He proposed 11 issue groups to the Central and the city, including: to jointly implement the program on IT application and development in association with the overall program on administrative reform, the socio-economic development plan so as to build e-government, smart city, and develop knowledge economy.
Building smart city
Addressing the session, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy highly appreciated the comprehensive achievements of the Department of Information and Communications.
He requested the department to enhance the management of newspapers, publishing and focus on completing the building of e-government framework, smart city project.
Making conclusion at the session, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai appreciated efforts of all officials, public servants in gaining comprehensive achievements in the first eight months.
Along with specialized tasks, the department well implemented the Party building, he added.
He highlighted the role in the task of information and communications and asked the department to closely monitor and timely give orientations so as to create the consensus in the society.
Regarding IT application, the Secretary urged the department to increase the quantity and quality of public services at level 3, 4.
In terms of building the smart city project, the department should better carry out specific tasks and raise the Readiness Index for the application of IT among local people, he noted.