PORTAL - On the afternoon of November 13, the provincial leader delegation led by Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies had a meeting with Ben Cat town on socio-economic development in the first 10 months of 2023.
Attending were Mr. Nguyen Van Loc - Member of the Provincial Standing Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of the Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC); leader representatives of provincial departments, committees and branches.
Overview of the meeting
Reporting to the Provincial leader delegation, Ben Cat Town Party Committee said that in the first 10 months of 2023, the town's socio-economic situation continues to develop, and political security, social order and safety are maintained and stable. Total production value reached 285,018.2 billion VND, an increase of 21.1% over the same period. Total state budget revenue is more than 3,885 billion VND, reaching 90% of the provincial plan (up 59% over the same period). Of which, total local budget revenue is 1,084 billion 738 million VND, reaching 109% of the provincial plan (equal to 84% over the same period). Total local budget expenditure reached 754,462/992,589 million VND (reaching 71% of the provincial target). The total value of public investment capital disbursement by November 09, 2023, reached 70.8% of the plan, striving to reach 100% by the end of 2023. The town approved the policy of overcoming 37 spontaneous housing areas, removed from the list 09 areas, and approved the plan to overcome 08 areas, of which 02 areas have completed construction investment and infrastructure upgrades. Focusing on compensation and site clearance; being under deployment of clearance compensation for upgrading and expanding DT.748 road from the intersection of Phu Thu crossroads to Bac My Phuoc Ring Road; preparing compensation for the Ring Road No.4 project and the project of upgrading and expanding the road from DH.606 to the border of Bac My Phuoc Ring Road.
Secretary of Ben Cat town Bui Minh Thanh report on the socio-economic development situation in the town
Administrative reform and digital transformation have changed positively, ranked 3rd in the 2022 Administrative Reform Index in districts, towns and cities.
The project to establish An Dien and An Tay wards in Ben Cat town and establish Ben Cat city in Binh Duong province has been accelerated.
At the meeting, Ben Cat proposed that the PPC consider and submit to the Provincial People's Council for approval the policy of establishing An Dien and An Tay wards in Ben Cat town and establishing Ben Cat city in Binh Duong province.
Directing the Department of Finance to consider and allocate enough funds for the town to carry out spending tasks in 2023, including investment in upgrading concreting of red gravel and dirt roads in Ben Cat town by 2030 with 668 roads, length of about 203.1 kilometers, expected total investment cost of about 1,340.2 billion VND; quickly removing difficulties and obstacles regarding land to implement the Go Commercial Center Project in My Phuoc 3 Residential Area and the Toyota Binh Duong project in Residential Area of Hamlet 3A, Thoi Hoa Ward, Ben Cat Town. Continuing to pay attention to calling for investment in urban development areas in the town according to approved planning, and having mechanisms to attract investors interested in investing in TOD projects in the town. Paying attention to investing in roads connecting the region, meeting the needs of circulation and transporting goods, contributing to local socio-economic development, creating favorable conditions to call for investors to approach, investment research.
Mr. Pham Trong Nhan - Director of the Department of Planning and Investment discusses at the meeting
Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Becamex IDC Corp highly appreciates the development potential of Ben Cat
The delegates discussed and noted Ben Cat's recommendations and said that Ben Cat still has a lot of good space for development and needs to mobilize many different resources to achieve the local development goals.
Concluding the meeting, Provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Van Loi congratulated Ben Cat for achieving outstanding results in socio-economic development, especially for completing the criteria and documents to establish Ben Cat City. The Secretary suggested that in the coming time, Ben Cat needs to pay attention to urban development, increase the rate of green tree coverage, take the lead in implementing urban beautification and taking care of people's happiness. Focusing on digital transformation; building schools in the direction of socialization; concreting roads, and electric lights. Appreciating the potential position of Ben Cat to both serve the development of the Southern region and at the same time create a bridge for the development of Northern urban areas, the Secretary suggested that Ben Cat should pay attention in its planning to develop and invest in synchronous technical and social infrastructure, ensuring people have a better quality of life.
Provincial Party Secretary Nguyen Van Loi concludes the meeting
The Secretary emphasized that Ben Cat needs to be proactive in innovation, and drastic direction, and must exploit resources from planning, from enterprises, and from land into its own resources to take care of development. Promoting socialization of education, healthcare, and urban beautification projects to build Ben Cat into a civilized, smart, modern urban area, a place worth living.
Regarding the town's recommendations, the Secretary requested units to focus on solving and removing difficulties, creating conditions for Ben Cat to increasingly develop.