Quang Ninh Province Seeks to Be a Model in Digital Transformation | Society

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Quang Ninh (VNA) – Quang Ninh province is working to strongly develop the digital economy and establish itself as a model of comprehensive digital transformation at the provincial level.

The Northeast Province wants to strongly promote the digital economy to fuel development, create new growth values ​​for local socio-economic territories, and gradually transform Digital Economy into a key player in the growth of the regional gross domestic product (GDP). It also plans to build a safe and humane digital society based on the pillars of nature, culture and people.

It is striving to become one of the best cybersecurity localities nationwide; take the lead in digital transformation between the agencies of the Party, the State, the Vietnamese Fatherland Front and socio-political organizations; and establish itself as a model in this regard.

Among the objectives for 2030, Quang Ninh expects the digital economy to account for around 30% of GDPR and labor productivity to grow by more than 13% per year.

In addition, it aims for 100% of documents at district and township levels to be processed digitally, 99% of local adults to have e-payment accounts, and 90% of agency monitoring and review activities. be carried out in the digital environment and their information systems. It also envisions at least 500 digital businesses by 2030.

To this end, the province has implemented various tasks and measures, including strengthening the leadership of Party committees on the issue, improving the efficiency of state management, establishing mechanisms and policies to help companies produce and apply digital technology, and cooperation with competent and experienced actors. companies to develop IT and telecom infrastructure and personnel.

In addition, more support mechanisms will be designed to help local businesses and households advertise their products on prestigious domestic and foreign e-commerce platforms.

Quang Ninh will also step up the development of digital data and platforms, ensure information security while safeguarding cyber sovereignty, and provide more online public services for individuals and businesses.

On February 5, the party’s provincial committee issued a resolution on comprehensive digital transformation by 2025 with a vision to 2030.

In a recent teleconference, Provincial People’s Committee Vice Chairman Pham Van Thanh called for digital transformation to be accelerated in all areas this year, foremost in healthcare, education, industry, tourism, transport and logistics. He demanded that axes be identified for the process, asking departments, sectors and localities to take strong measures in this regard.

He stressed the need for increased communications to change the mindset and actions of the entire political system, as well as local people and businesses. In addition, it is also necessary to include digital transformation goals and tasks in the resolutions, strategies, action plans, goals and tasks on the socio-economic development of administrations and sectors at all levels.

Quang Ninh ranked fourth among the country’s 63 provinces and cities in the 2020 Digital Transformation Index ranking, released last October, after Da Nang city and Thua Thien-Hue and Bac Ninh provinces.

Deputy Minister of Information and Telecommunications Nguyen Huy Dung says digital transformation has seen remarkable progress in the past year, with awareness of the issue among state agencies, businesses and citizens improving. considerably.

Digital transformation has become a trend in the wake of COVID-19, Dung said, adding that it is a new driver for the country’s socio-economic development and facilitating pandemic response and recovery. economic.

Digital technology has found its way into all government, economic and social activities, he noted.

In June 2020, the Prime Minister approved the national digital transformation program by 2025 with a vision for 2030, which aims that by 2025, the Digital Economy will represent 20% of Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and at least 10% of each sector./.


Rebecca R. Santistevan