Supervise and evaluate applications to escape national poor districts

The total budget to be disbursed in 2024 is very large

On the morning of April 22, Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh and the delegation of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs ( Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs) has organized to supervise the implementation of the National Target Program (National Target Program) on sustainable poverty reduction for the period 2021-2025 and appraise the application for recognition of A Luoi district (Thua Thien Hue province) as an exit district. national poverty.

A Luoi is a highland mountainous district, on the western border of Thua Thien Hue, with a population of 14,343 households/54,402 people, of which ethnic minority households account for 76.8%.

According to the decision of the Prime Minister, A Luoi is one of 74 poor districts in the country for the period 2021-2025 and is a poor district nationwide with priority for investment support. support to escape the extremely difficult poverty situation in the 2022-2025 period.

The supervision team of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs inspected a number of projects under the National Target Programs to support the elimination of temporary housing for near-poor households visited the sustainable poverty reduction model in A Luoi.

Through actual supervision and working with A Luoi district leaders, Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh recognized and highly appreciated the results of implementing the National Target Reduction Program. sustainable poverty in the district in recent times.

Supervise and evaluate applications to escape national poor districts

According to the Deputy Minister, the poverty reduction results of A Luoi district in 2022-2023 are very impressive, both meeting and exceeding the planned targets. The district has focused on directing the development of drastic plans to disburse capital and effectively integrate national target programs in the area according to regulations.

Thanks to the funding support from the The infrastructure program in A Luoi district has had many changes, improving people’s lives constantly.

During the period In the coming time, Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh noted that A Luoi needs to have drastic solutions to speed up capital disbursement in 2024.

“The district’s total budget for implementing the year’s program that needs to be disbursed in 2024 is very large while Therefore, the results of disbursement of public funds are very low, many sub-projects have not been disbursed or disbursed less than 50% of the allocated capital and there is a risk that by the end of 2024 it will not be achieved if there are no drastic solutions” Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh noted.

The leaders of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs requested Thua Thien Hue province to pay attention and direct A Luoi district to review reports to clarify the results of each subproject and the program’s activities until the end of the first quarter. /2024 to have a solution to accelerate the disbursement of assigned capital.

Ensure that by the end of June 30, 100% of capital disbursement will be completed from 2022 and 2023, moving to 2024.< /p>

A Luoi needs to pay special attention to projects that support livelihoods, vocational training, and create jobs for people in the area to increase income and improve the quality of life to escape poverty sustainably.

< p>Strive for the end of 2024 to complete the elimination of dilapidated temporary houses for poor and near-poor households in A Luoi district; Comprehensive support for the poor such as health insurance, tuition exemption, housing, job training, preferential credit loans, electricity bill support, legal aid; resolve residential land and forest allocation production land; make sure social security for people.

One of the localities with the highest poverty rate in the country

According to Mr. Nguyen Manh Hung, Chairman of A Luoi District People’s Committee until the end of the year In 2021, the entire district has a total multidimensional poverty rate of 6,555%; including 7,022 poor households (accounting for 4998%) and 2,185 near-poor households (accounting for 1555%), one of the localities with the highest rate of poor households in the country.

Recently, the entire A Luoi district has focused resources on effective deployment in economic fields – society, especially creating social jobs, supporting housing and livelihood models for people to help increase income to escape poverty.

By the end of 2023, the number of poor households in A Luoi will decrease to 3,485 households, accounting for 2430%; There are 2,235 near-poor households, a rate of 1,558%.

Results of appraisal and evaluation by the end of 2023A Net reached 25 points according to the indicator system of criteria for determining poor districts.

p>Based on the results of evaluating and scoring the criteria, A Luoi ensures the conditions to prepare documents and report to competent authorities to recognize A Luoi district as escaping poverty according to regulations in 2024.

The After achieving the criteria, A Luoi district maintains sustainability, promotes and strengthens the leadership and participation of the entire political system and the consensus of the people to bring A Luoi district out of poverty sustainably.

At the meeting During the working session, members of the monitoring team analyzed the reality and evaluated the identified aspects, pointing out the shortcomings in the implementation of the National Target Program for sustainable poverty reduction in the period 2021-2025 in A Luoi district. Delegates noted that localities need to ensure sustainability and have clear, detailed roadmaps and plans to support people, especially in communes with high poverty rates.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh, Permanent Vice Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Provincial People’s Committee, knows that concentrating resources helps A Luoi escape the poor district is one of the important tasks in the process of building Thua Thien Hue to become a centrally run city by 2025.

Mr. Binh requested relevant departments to support A Luoi in removing problems. difficulties, accelerate disbursement of capital for programs to ensure effective implementation of National Target Programs, especially focusing on creating jobs and raising income for people, supporting the elimination of temporary housing for poor households and near-poor households.