According to Director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Bui Duy Cuong, in the second quarter of 2022 and the first month of the third quarter of 2022, the City's interdisciplinary working group held a meeting with the People's Committees of districts, towns to check, review, post-check and categorize projects.
For 135 projects that have not yet been allocated or leased land by the State, after Resolution No. 04/NQ-HDND dated April 8, 2022, the Working Group continued to report to the City People's Committee to terminate the project operation according to the Decision No. regulations for 7 projects out of 68; and continue to speed up the inspection, review, and proposed handling of 67 others.
With 404 projects that have been allocated land, leased land, authorized to change land use purpose, up to now, 213 projects have been completed, of which, 105 projects with a total area of 299 ha; 37 projects with a total area of 1,878.7 hectares of land are proposed to be submitted to the City People's Committee for land requisition, annulment of decisions on land allocation and land lease, and termination of project operations; 71 projects with a total area of 12.3 hectares of land are behind schedule, slow to put the land into use, the City People's Committee decided to extend the land use period for 24 months and the investor must pay an additional amount to the State corresponding to land use levy, land rent for the extension period; additional determination of the additional payment corresponding to the extension of 24 months is VND371 billion.
With the remaining 191 projects, the City interdisciplinary working group organized to work directly with each district, district and town to classify into 9 project groups and assign departments, city branches and People's Committees of districts and towns to focus on implementation.
As for the remaining 173 projects being proposed to be handled by the People's Committees of districts, towns and cities, the city's inter-sectoral working group has worked directly with the People's Committees of districts and towns to review in detail each project whose land use falls behind schedule, slow in implementation or violates the law. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has classified and assigned to handle 173 projects into 7 specific groups. On that basis, the City People's Committee assigns departments and branches and the People's Committees of districts, towns to handle each group.
At the meeting, the Director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment requested the Directors of the departments and branches and the chairmen of the People's Committees of the districts and towns appoint capable and responsible officials to participate in the joint inspection team, and is responsible for updating and providing sufficient specialized information and processing time for administrative procedures according to assigned functions and tasks.
Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee Nguyen Trong Dong said that in the city, there are more than 700 projects which are slow in putting land into use with an area of more than 5,000 hectares located in urban areas, which remain huge resource for socio-economic development. The handling of these projects has been supervised by the City Council for many terms and has basically removed difficulties and obstacles for the projects to come into operation, frees up financial and land resources, and creates space for socio-economic development for the locality. Projects whose investor intentionally does not deplo will have to be handled and requisition.
Concluding the meeting, Chairman of the City People's Committee Tran Sy Thanh, Head of the Steering Committee emphasized the importance of inspecting and reviewing projects regularly. The results of classification for each type of project are the basis for clearly defining handling responsibilities for each unit, department or branch. The handling should be carried out on the principle of focusing on large projects first, small projects later, in compliance with the provisions on the extension of the Land Law and the Investment Law.