Twelve tasks set by ministry for the construction sector to address this year.
There are 12 major tasks for the construction industry in Vietnam to implement in 2016, Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung told a conference hosted by the Ministry of Construction (MoC) on January 15.
The MoC will continue to reform administrative institutions and improve the compilation of regulations, in particular the issuing of decrees guiding the Law on Construction, the Law on Housing, and the Law on Real Estate Business, and in studying the draft Law on Urban Area Development and Management.
“MoC and relevant local authorities will also focus on implementing the Law on Construction and accompanying decrees and improve the capacity for evaluating the design and work of constructions,” Minister Dung added.
It will also continue to innovate and improve the quality of planning and speed up the process of construction planning, especially in zoning, urban design, and urban architecture.
The MoC will also strictly monitor and manage urban development so that it follows approved planning. It also targets bolstering cooperation with other ministries and local authorities while investing in and managing infrastructure projects nationwide.
It will also continue to work with relevant authorities to implement the Law on Housing and accompanying guidelines. It targets complete housing programs in certain specific localities as planned, including strengthening the development of social housing in urban areas.
“It is necessary to continue to implement solutions on resolving the difficulties in the real estate market, in line with the National Housing Development Strategy,” Minister Dung said. “This will guarantee that development proceeds in a stable and healthy manner.” The MoC will continue to review and diversify property products to adjust project structure to meet actual demand.
The ministry will also effectively implement planning and development schemes for construction materials, especially cement, to ensure a balance between demand and supply. It will strictly monitor mineral exports for producing construction materials.
Administrative reform will also be promoted, focusing on procedures related to construction investment, and Decree No. 16/2015 / ND-CP implemented, which regulates the autonomy of public service units, and also Resolution No. 36a / NQ-CP on e-government.
MoC and related agencies will continue to consolidate and improve the capacity of construction departments in provinces and districts to ensure the proper management of construction investment and housing and urban area development.
The scheme on restructuring the construction industry will be pushed forward. Mechanisms and policies will be developed to create a favorable environment for enterprises in the industry and to promote the equitization of corporations under MoC.
The ministry will also work to improve the efficiency of scientific research and human resources training in the industry. It will rearrange the network of educational institutions under MoC and strengthen integration with the global economy under the roadmap of the government.
The MoC will also tighten the fight against corruption in the sector and combat waste in State management agencies in the construction sector.
The conference also received a report and heard proposals from leaders in construction departments in localities such as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Thanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan, with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Van Ninh.