In 2017, the district economy posted a high growth rate. Especially, four communes, including Tu Nhien, To Hieu, Tan Minh, Nghiem Xuyen met new style rural standards, increasing the total number of new style rural communes to 19.
Moreover, the district also paid special attention to healthcare, education and performance of preferential policies for revolutionary contributors, administrative reform, poverty reduction and apparatus re-organization.
In 2018, Thuong Tin District sets up a number of specific targets, including: the production value of services – trade will see a year on year increase of 15.2%; the values of industry – construction will increase 13.5% and 3% in agriculture field compared to the same period last year; state budget revenue will reach VND 478.4 billion, meanwhile, local budget collection – expenditure will be VND 1,248 billion; about 300 households will escape from poverty according to new criteria; the health coverage rate will reach 85.3%; seven additional schools will meet national school criteria; 100% of rural households will have clean water, etc.
Making conclusion at the working session, Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung highly appreciated the district’s gained achievements in the socio-economic development in 2017 and the first four months of 2018.
However, he pointed out some shortcomings and weaknesses which need removing in the coming time.
He agreed with the orientations and key missions for 2018 and requested the district to follow the city’s directions so as to synchronously take measures to fulfill all targets of the socio-economic development in 2018.
The city leader also asked the district to focus on communication on implementing land clearance for key projects in the area.
He stressed that the district should strengthen the fighting against illegal trade activities of banned products and wild animals, illegal sand mining.
Regarding to proposals of the district, Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung assigned the Department of Planning and Architect to complete the detailed planning of Thuong Tin to deploy some key projects in the area. He also agreed with the construction of a general hospital in the third quarter of the year.
He also assigned the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the district to develop production areas of safe vegetables, high quality rice and aquaculture.
In terms of traffic projects, he said that the city will soon start the construction of Cau Chiec project in the third quarter and assigned the Department of Transport to urge the implementation of routes in the area so as to reduce traffic jams.
In terms of agricultural production, he asked the district to develop craft village clusters, encourage business households to strengthen hi-tech farming economy and concentrated production areas and make a program on finishing new style rural area building by 2020.
In terms of administrative reform, Thuong Tin should urgently coordinate with the Department of Home Affairs to re-organize medical center and division; review and improve online public services at level 3, 4, he noted.
He also requested the district to pay special attention to environmental protection, social welfare, poverty reduction and implement eight working programs of the Municipal Party Committee.