Under the plan, the city will develop a modern, synchronous grassroots information network, ensuring effective connection from the central to the city, district and commune levels. This would help the city to effectively response to cases of natural disasters, epidemics, and environmental disasters. In addition, the move would improve the effectiveness of communication on political, socio-economic tasks of the city; subsequently promote the development of the capital in particular, and Vietnam in overall.
Regarding the goals of developing a modern grassroots information network at the commune and city level until 2025, the city aims for 100% of communes, wards and townships to have an operating radio system connecting villages, residential quarters and residential areas; 100% of communes, wards and townships have websites of commune-level People's Committees to disseminate essential information and interact with people; 100% of wards, townships and over 70% of communes have public electronic bulletin boards to disseminate essential information to the people.
For district level, by 2023, 100% of cultural - information and sports centers will basically have enough equipment and human resources to carry out grassroots information and communication activities at district level according to their functions. By 2025, 100% of districts, towns have large-sized public electronic message boards (LED screens, LCD screens) connected to the City Information System. At the city level, by 2023, there is a City Source Information System to centrally manage and provide essential information for the grassroots information system in the area, ensuring connection with the Central Source Information System.
By 2025, 100% of city and district departments and branches will provide essential information in the field of management on the City Information System.
In promoting digital transformation at grassroots level, by 2025, 100% of wired and wireless FM radio stations will be converted to radio stations applying information and telecommunications technology. By 2025, popularize artificial intelligence (AI) technology combined with big data processing technology (Big Data) in the production of radio program contents and text to speech converter. In addition, the city also sets a target that by 2025, 100% of staff working in grassroots information work at district and commune levels will be trained and retrained online in expertise, professionalism and technology application to exploit, compile documents, store information, manage and operate modern technical equipment suitable to their respective job positions.
To accomplish the above objectives, the plan identifies three key groups of tasks, including the development of a modern basic information network technical infrastructure; the modernization of the production of propaganda content; and the development of human resources for basic information work.