Prime Minister asked to promote innovation, develop digital economy and digital society

Directing administrative reform, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh requested to strongly improve the business environment, raise national competitiveness, promote innovation, develop the digital economy and digital society.

This is a content in the announcement dated March 22 of the Government Office conveying the conclusions of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the first meeting of the Government’s Administrative Reform Steering Committee.

According to the announcement, the Prime Minister clearly determined that by 2022, a breakthrough must be made in administrative reform, especially administrative procedures related to people and businesses to stimulate and mobilize all resources for development. develop the country, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the administration of ministries, branches and localities.

Strongly improve the business environment, enhance national competitiveness, promote innovation, develop the digital economy and digital society, towards sustainable development to adapt to the development trend of the world. the fourth industrial revolution and increase the resilience of economic sectors, fields and sectors. Stepping up the removal of difficulties caused by the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic; promptly support people and businesses to restore production and business and adapt to the epidemic.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Head of the Government’s Steering Committee for Administrative Reform, chaired the first meeting of the Steering Committee. (Photo: VPCP)

Also in the meeting’s conclusion, the Prime Minister requested the ministries, branches and localities to review the processes, regulations, standards and criteria on administrative procedures at all levels, branches, and internal agencies. Eliminate unnecessary regulations to facilitate people, businesses and coordination between agencies.

Improve the efficiency of handling administrative documents; improve the spirit, responsibility and friendliness of the staff working at the One-Stop-shop Department at all levels when contacting and guiding the handling of documents for people and businesses.

Focusing on digitizing records, papers, results of administrative procedures and implementing the renovation scheme in implementing the one-stop-shop mechanism, aiming at people only having to provide information and papers. sheet once.

Promote the model of online public service provision, especially focusing on deploying 25 essential online public services, prioritizing the integration and sharing of population data of the National Population Database with the Portal. National public service, effectively combining online and face-to-face work; invest in IT infrastructure, digital transformation, focus on connecting, inter-connecting, sharing data with the customs, tax and banking industries, ensuring to cut administrative procedures so that people and businesses do not have to travel many times, reduce costs.

Ministries, sectors and localities promote IT application, national digital transformation, building e-Government, e-Government towards digital government, digital government, digital economy and digital society, public population…

The Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Home Affairs to continue researching, developing and perfecting a set of criteria for evaluating and ranking the results of the annual PAR Index, in line with Vietnam’s reality and with reference to international experiences. ensure the assessment is accurate, fair, creating good effects; urgently complete preparations for the publication of the results of the Public Administration Reform Index and the People’s Satisfaction Index, organized with the service of state administrative agencies in 2021.

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, in 2021, the whole country will cut and simplify 1,101 business regulations; approved the plan to reduce and simplify 924 regulations and amend and supplement 166 legal documents under the state management of 7 ministries. The settlement of administrative procedures according to the one-stop-shop, one-stop-shop mechanism at the one-stop shop at all levels has been improved in the direction of professionalism, publicity, transparency, democracy and modernity.

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