Tien Giang: To implement on researching on scientific topics in term of regions and sub-regions cooperation
At the meeting on the afternoon of October 25, 2018, Mr. Le Van Huong, Chairman of the People's Committee of Tien Giang province has directed and assigned specific tasks to each agency in charge of researching 05 provincial scientific topics in sub-region and region cooperation with a total research budget of about VND10 billion.
Previously, in May 2018, the Provincial People's Committee has advocated specialized agencies to research and develop a number of scientific research topics on regions and sub-regions (Southern Key Economic Region, Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region, Eastern Coast Sub-region of Mekong Delta. On the basis of above policy and suggestion of the departments and branches, on September 25, 2018, the Provincial People's Committee issued the Decision No. 2671/QĐ-UBND approving scientific and technological tasks which would be implemented from 2018 to 2019, including 05 research topics in regional and sub-regional cooperation - an "order" of the Provincial People's Committee assigning to departments and agencies to organize implementation, namely "Develop provincial growth scenarios associated with the region and sub-regions in line with the Resolution No.120/NQ-CP of the Government on sustainable development of the Mekong Delta adapting climate change" presided over by the Department of Planning and Investment; "Set up a chain linking in production and consumption of agricultural products and foodstuffs in the direction of food safety between Tien Giang province and Ho Chi Minh city and the provinces in the Southern Key Economic Zone, Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region, the Eastern Coastal Sub-Region of the Mekong River Delta presided over by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; "Mechanisms and policies to generate investment capital for transport infrastructure linking the Southern Key Economic Zone, Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region, the East Coast Sub-region of the Mekong Delta" presided over by the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, "Linking of Urban Development" presided over by the Department of Construction. According to information from the Office of the Provincial People's Committee, it is estimated that the budget to construct 05 projects will be around VND10 billion, which will be allocated from the provincial budget via the Tien Giang Science and Technology Development Fund.
At the meeting on the afternoon of October 25, 2018, after listening to the implementing progress reports of the leaders of related departments and agencies, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee asked the concerned units to speed up the preparation, make sure that up to the end of 2018, they have to complete the process of selecting the chairpersons, the head of the topics, selecting the main consultancy agencies, elaborating specific work steps, elaborating outlines and cost estimates, studying the formation of the main ideas, etc. At the same time, units have to propose to set up study groups of each topic and appraisal councils, invite professional scientists from prestigious institutes and schools - especially experts who perform the task of reviewing to ratify. The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee requires the urgent preparation so that the research teams will start working at the beginning of 2019.