The fact that the Prime Minister inspects and directs online to the commune and ward level is considered to bring a new feature in the direction and implementation of anti-epidemic, “flattening” the anti-epidemic work and communication between the central and local governments. timely and transparent.
Using technology to create breakthrough working methods
Information from the Government Portal, on the evening of September 2, from the command and control center located at the Government Office, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh unexpectedly inspected 5 communes, wards and townships in the province. Ho Chi Minh City, Long An, Tien Giang through the newly established online system.
At an online working session with a number of communes, wards and towns experiencing complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic, on the basis of understanding the situation at the grassroots, the Prime Minister directed the leaders of these localities to focus on developing immediately declare 8 main tasks.
|At an online meeting on August 29, the Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Information and Communications to set up a command and control room connecting to communes, wards and towns across the country. (Photo: Chinhphu.vn)|
Building a command office so that the Prime Minister can directly direct the leaders of communes, wards and townships is an unexpected task assigned by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to the Ministry of Information and Communications on August 29.
In 11,000 communes, wards and towns nationwide, the Prime Minister requested to focus on more than 2,500 communes and wards in the southern localities that are implementing social distancing to prevent epidemics.
The real-time data of the Covid-19 prevention technology platforms of the National Center for Covid-19 Prevention and Control technology is also brought to this command room. Based on real-time data, the Prime Minister will make decisions for disease prevention; More importantly, after the epidemic season, the system is also used to run the economy and society.
The task of connecting the online conference system to all communes, wards and towns across the country to ensure smooth direction from the Central to each facility is being urgently directed by the Ministry of Information and Communications of VNPT and Viettel. withdraw deployment.
As of August 31, the online command and control center for epidemic prevention and control from the Prime Minister’s office has connected to 2,594 bridge points in communes, wards and towns in 19 provinces and cities. is implementing social distancing and strengthening social distancing in accordance with Directive 16.
Talking to ICTnews, Mr. Vu The Binh, Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Internet Association (VIA), said that the most special feature of setting up this video conference system this time is the connection from the room. working of the Prime Minister to commune, ward and township levels.
According to Mr. Vu The Binh’s analysis, currently, Vietnam’s telecommunications and Internet infrastructure is among the best in the region. Therefore, the formation of network connection from the central level to the commune, ward and township levels is completely feasible, although the quality or bandwidth in remote and remote areas is still limited.
“The special thing in the Prime Minister’s anti-epidemic directive these days is the application of technology and telecommunications infrastructure to a rare type of direction: from the central government down to the commune, ward and township levels. That is to say, technology has been used to create a groundbreaking way of working.”Mr. Vu The Binh commented.
Important mindset adjustment step
Sharing more about the Prime Minister’s direct inspection, grasping of the situation and directing the online anti-epidemic of leaders of communes, wards and towns in some southern provinces and cities recently, the VIA representative said: Having the ability to direct from the central to local levels can bring a new feature in the direction and implementation of anti-epidemic, at least flattening the anti-epidemic work. Information communicated throughout the system is more transparent, clear and timely.
The flat online meeting system also allows the grassroots level to present and propose initiatives from practice in a better way. “Definitely better than the regular bureaucracy under normal circumstances”, VIA representative confirmed.
|A bridge point at the Government Office (above) and commune and ward level bridges in Binh Phuoc were completed by the end of August.|
Also according to a representative of VIA, in real life, communication and information exchange has been flattened and has a fast and timely speed through social networking platforms, widespread messaging platforms, etc. Therefore, the application of technology to form a transparent steering system shows an important step in thinking adjustment.
Appreciating the active supporting role of IT and the Internet in the fight against the epidemic over the past time, VIA Vice President and General Secretary Vu The Binh emphasized: Telecommunications, Internet and IT play a very important role in the fight against the epidemic. life and socio-economic development. It is both a tool and a driving force to change the way we live and work.
“In response to an urgent and unexpected epidemic, there may be times when telecommunications, Internet and IT have not been applied really well, but over time and through lessons from practice, it is certain that the role of telecom Communication, Internet and IT will be clear in the process of pandemic prevention and control as well as “living together” with the virus in the coming time., VIA representative expressed confidence.
The Prime Minister set up a command center at his office, connecting online to 2,594 communes and wards
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed the establishment of an online command and control center for epidemic prevention and control at the Prime Minister’s office to 2,594 bridge points in communes, wards and towns in 19 provinces and cities in the South.