So far, Ha Noi has had four suburban districts recognized as new style rural areas, including Dan Phuong, Dong Anh, Thanh Tri and Hoai Duc. 297 out of 386 communes have met new style rural criteria (accounting for 76.94%), meanwhile, the rest have also fulfilled between 11 and 18 criteria. Currently, about 30 communes are completing dossiers to be recognized as new style rural ones.
In terms of infrastructure building criterion, since the beginning of 2018, suburban districts, towns and communes have positively upgraded and built socio-economic infrastructure system. 396 communes have fulfilled transport criterion, increasing by 13 communes compared to the end of 2017. To serve production, the city has increased investment into irrigation criteria. After all, 377 communes met the target.
In terms of education criterion, the city has created jobs to 24,900 labourers; provided loans worth VND 59 billion from the National Fund for Employment to 1,863 households for their production development. The Ha Noi Employment Service Centre has also organized 18 employment transaction sessions attracting 564 enterprises. A total of 1,850 employees were recruited.
Moreover, the criterion of improving farmers’ living standards has drawn the special attention of the city. By June 2018, per capital in rural areas was estimated to reach VND 43.16 million.
Similarly, the healthcare task has made many positive changes. The coverage of health insurance reached 86.06%. All communes have access internet connection. Especially, the rate of poor households in rural areas reduced from 3.65% (in 2016) to fewer than 2%.
Besides, suburban districts and towns have organized cultural activities, sports festivals to serve political missions in localities.
In the coming time, Ha Noi will continue to focus on the popularization under diversified ways to raise the awareness of officials, Party members and people on purpose, significance, importance, and responsibility in building new style rural areas.
Relevant departments and sectors will cooperate with four suburban districts, Gia Lam, Phuc Tho, Quoc Oai, Thach That, to complete dossiers of recognizing new style rural districts in 2018. Urban district will give assistance to suburban district to finish the building of new style rural areas in 2018, 2019, and 2020.