The Ha Noi Executive Committee granted the Resolution No. 435-NQ/DBHN on March 5, 1962, establishing the Municipal Technical Committee (Precursor of the Department of Science and Technology today). Since then, the Capital’s science and technology was officially founded, marking a new step on the path of its construction and development.
Over the past 55 years, through many difference periods, with functions, missions, organizational apparatus and name changing to meet requirements, revolutionary tasks, the Science and Technology Sector has received attentions, close directions of leaders of the Party Committee – the People’s Council – the People’s Committee, the Ministry of Science and Technology. Being aware of key role, importance of science and technology, with intellect, passion for science, responsibility for the Capital, leaders, scientists, managers in the science and technology sector always unite, make efforts, promote labor creativity to gradually develop science and technology to catch up problems of the time, significantly contributing to the Capital’s construction and development.
Understanding that the science and technology plays an important role in the capital city’s socio-economic development, Ha Noi has issued many mechanisms, policies to improve efficiency of the state management of science and technology. So, a series of scientific research topics has been transferred and applied in realities, contributing to improving productivity, quality, efficiency, competitiveness in many fields of agriculture, construction, post office, telecommunication, health, environmental protection.
Having significant contributions of science and technology to the Capital’s socio-economic development, the Department of Science and Technology has received the Third-class Independent Medal and many noble rewards of the State, the Government, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ha Noi Party Committee – the People’s Council – the People’s Committee. At the ceremony, the Department of Science and Technology also received the excellent emulation flag of the Ministry of Science and Technology, a certificate of merit of the Municipal People’s Committee.
The Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy speaks at the ceremony.
Addressing the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy congratulated and highly appreciated results, important contributions of the science and technology sector over the past time. At the same time, he also emphasized that science and technology has played role as leverage in the process of restructuring economy, changing growth model, improving productivity, quality, efficiency, competitiveness of the economy toward the goal of turning Viet Nam into an industrial country.
To take advantages of human resource, facilities to develop science and technology quickly, sustainably, the Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy also suggested the science and technology sector should continue innovating methods of management, operation and recommending measures to gradually improve efficiency of science and technology; associating activities of science and technology with practical requirements; applying results of scientific research topics, projects into management, production, trade; focusing on solving concerned issues, such as traffic safety, food safety and hygiene, environment, urban management, waste treatment, etc; strengthening application of new, modern technology; promoting the development of the science and technology market towards developing network of technical service organizations; developing database systems of technology; boosting the international cooperation via building mechanisms, policies on importing technical resources.