Recognising the impact of digital transformation in market share and production trends as well as opportunities it brings to businesses in engaging more deeply into the global supply and value chains, Hoa Binh is rolling out measures to promote digital transformation among the local businesses.
Representatives from local agencies and businesses operating on
digital platforms in Hoa Binh press the button to launch the Hoa Binh Digital
Citizen App on September 19, 2023.
On June 3, 2020, the Prime Minister signed to issue Decision 749/QD-TTg
approving the National Digital Transformation Programme until 2025 with a
vision to 2030. Accordingly, along with digital government and digital society,
digital economy is one of the three key pillars of the programme. In order to
promote the sustainable digital economy development, speeding up digital
transformation among businesss is a crucial need.
In respond to the programme, on December 24, 2021, the Party Committee of Hoa
Binh issued Resolution No. 08-NQ/TU on digital transformation in the province
in the 2022-2025 period with a vision to 2030, along with many programmes and
plans to build digital government and solutions to strengthen the application
of information technology. The province aims for 20% of contribution from
digital economy to the provincial gross regional domestic product (GRDP) by
2025, along with at least 10% of digital economy rate in particular sectors,
and a minimum growth of 7% in labour productivity each year.
Under an action plan issued by the provincial People’s Committee on March 21,
2022, Hoa Binh set criteria to evaluate the digital transformation level in
businesses and rolled out measures to support local firms, cooperatives and
business and production facilities in the work.
With the application of the digital transformation creteria, Hoa Binh aims to
help enterprises define their progress in the field to make more suitable
efforts, and promote the overall business digital transformation and the
development of digital businesses at the same time, serving the management and
implementation of its business development strategy.
Specific tasks have been assigned to particular departments, sectors and
localities to speed up digital transformation among businesses, especially small-
and medium-sized enterprises, cooperatives and business and production
facilities in all fields and localities.
However, the process of digital transformation in the province has seen many
difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic impact and limited investment
resources for business and production development, as well as poor awareness by
local firms of digital transformation and a lack of investment in the
application of digital platforms and new solutions and technologies in business
and production activities.
In order to remove the difficulties, Hoa Binh has focused on implementing
various measures, including strengthening communications to enhance the local
business community’s awareness of digital transformation, evaluating digital
transformation performance of businesses, building a business database and a
consultation network on digital economy, and encouraging local firms to promote
Nguyen Van Chuong, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and Vice
Chairman of the provincial Steering Committee for Digital Transformation, said
that digital transformation is an endless point, during which businesses must
constantly update, innovate, improve, and absorb new things to keep up with the
trends of the times.
Business leaders should come up with breakthrough mindset and long-term
strategy for digital transformation in all activities, including management,
production, business and global supply chain engagement, he said.
The official underlined three major factors of digital transformation –
awareness, skill, and technology, which are all based on digital platforms.
He pledged that the provincial People’s Committee will always pay great
attention to accompanying and support local firms in speeding up digital transformation
and enhancing competitiveness, launching new business models, and generating
new economic values, thus completing the locality’s tasks in digital
transformation and promoting socio-economic development in the province.
Addressing the event, Bui Duc Nam, Director of the provincial Department of
Information and Communications, stressed the need to connect businesses
engaging in digital platforms and e-ecommerce with production firms in
particular sectors to create new connectivity chains, while helping local firms
make full use of 35 national digital platforms for the development of digital
transformation, digital government, digital economy and digital society.
Meanwhile, Ha Trung Nguyen, Vice Chairman of the Hoa Binh Business Association,
said that the local business community hopes for assistance from the
administration at all levels and sectors to deal with current difficulties and
challenges to speed up digital transformation.
Recently, to concretize the movement to join hands in building new rural areas, all levels of the Women's Union in Da Bac district have implemented many practical movements and activities. Thereby, it has been contributing to changing the face of the rural areas, positively contributing to the socio-economic development and improving the people's lives.
Recognising administrative reform as one of the key tasks, units and localities within the province have rolled out concerted measures to build an administrative apparatus that better serves the needs of the people and businesses.
Thanks to the implementation of important policies on forest resources protection and development, the forest coverage across Hoa Binh province now tops 51%. Forest-based economic activities have made relatively large contributions to the local economy.
Hoa Binh province currently has 1,275 reputable people, who are village elders, village heads, family leaders, and dignitaries of religious groups, living in ethnic-inhabited areas. Over the recent past, the provincial Department of Public Security has focused on promoting the role of 289 prestigious people in the "All people protect nation security” movement. These are all typical people, with many contributions in various patriotic emulation movements, helping ensure political security and social order and safety.
The steering committee for completing the standards to establish Luong Son town on November 16 held a meeting to evaluate the progress of implementing the criteria for turning Luong Son district into a town-level administrative unit by 2025, under the chair of the head of the steering committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Toan.
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su on November 14 chaired a conference to discuss production plans for the 2023-2024 winter-spring crop.