Digital conversion in ethnic affairs: Timely action for the benefit of ethnic minorities

Leaders of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities, representatives of the Ministry of Information and Communications and information technology units launched the online public service portal phase I of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities at the 2022 National Digital Transformation Day response ceremony of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities.
Leaders of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities, representatives of the Ministry of Information and Communications and information technology units launched the online public service portal phase I of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities at the 2022 National Digital Transformation Day response ceremony of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities.

Although digital conversion in ethnic affairs still faces many difficulties due to specific implementation subjects and areas, the Committee for Ethnic Minorities has built a digital transformation roadmap with many synchronous solutions demonstrating the high determination of ethnic workers.

Accordingly, on October 5, 2021, the Committee for Ethnic Minorities established a Steering Committee for Digital Transformation headed by Minister and Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Hau A Lenh. Accordingly, build an annual digital transformation plan; Deploying documents of the National Digital Transformation Steering Committee; Direct departments and units to actively apply CTNT as a premise for implementing digital transformation plans in the near future. At the same time, increase fostering and training for officials, civil servants, and public employees on using application software to serve direction, administration, expertise, and operations…

In addition, the Committee for Ethnic Minorities focuses on developing a Digital Transformation Project and applying IT in management, organization, and implementation of the National Target Program for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas; Building infrastructure and software for managing archives of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs; Public translation portal and information system for handling administrative procedures of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities; Building a data warehouse and system for exploiting statistical information on ethnic affairs and statistical data of 53 ethnic minorities; Deployment of Building the e-Government architecture of the Committee for E-Government version 2.0…

272 / 5,000 …”If there is correct awareness, correct action and high determination, support and listening skills, digital transformation will be successful,” Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Hau A Lenh - Head of the Digital Transformation Steering Committee The UBDT emphasized at the 2022 National Digital Transformation Day response ceremony of the UBDT
272 / 5,000 …”If there is correct awareness, correct action and high determination, support and listening skills, digital transformation will be successful,” Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Hau A Lenh – Head of the Digital Transformation Steering Committee The UBDT emphasized at the 2022 National Digital Transformation Day response ceremony of the UBDT

 

In 2023, the Committee for Ethnic Minorities sets a goal: 80% of the database creating the foundation for e-Government development will be completed, connected and shared nationwide; Records of officials, civil servants, public employees, and workers are updated and stored on the electronic storage system; 70% of applications have digital signatures deployed; Complete investment in the national public service portal and reporting information system of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities…

Along with that, the UBDT will develop a ministerial-level data sharing and integration system (LGSP) connecting with information systems and databases within the ministry and connecting to the integration and sharing platform. national data according to the Architecture Framework to exchange and share data with external agencies; Research and build cloud computing infrastructure suitable for digital transformation needs and general resources; Invest in reporting, evaluation and monitoring information systems to serve the National Target Program operating center…

In particular, the Project on Digital Transformation and IT Application in Management, Organization, and Implementation of the National Target Program was built with the goal of deploying and applying digital technology and digital data, thereby innovating and Enhance the effectiveness of management, direction, administration, inspection, supervision, evaluation, capacity building and Program communication.

“The ultimate goal of digital transformation in the management and implementation of the National Target Program is to reach the right audience, promptly, quickly and accurately, contributing to the effective implementation of the Program for the benefit of ethnic minorities” , Minister, Chairman Hau A Lenh, Head of the Digital Transformation Steering Committee of UBDT emphasized.

According to Minister Hau A Lenh, although the digital transformation process is very difficult, if there is the right awareness, the right actions and high determination, with the support of agencies, units and people, it will be successful.

Dao ethnic women, Hong Thai commune (Na Hang, Tuyen Quang) learn about digital transformation via smartphones (Photo: CTV)
Dao ethnic women, Hong Thai commune (Na Hang, Tuyen Quang) learn about digital transformation via smartphones (Photo: CTV)

 

However, currently, accessing and developing digital technology nationwide in general and in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in particular still has many difficulties and challenges. In particular, the awareness of a part of officials about digital transformation is still limited, and has not clearly demonstrated political determination and responsibility in directing and organizing the implementation of IT applications to create the foundation for digital transformation at agencies and units.

Besides, with the characteristics of ethnic minority areas, the application of information technology requires very high determination of the system of ethnic affairs agencies as well as the coordination of the people. According to Mr. Nguyen Khac Lich, Director of the National Department of Digital Transformation (Ministry of Information and Communications) once emphasized: “Digital transformation is more of a revolution in thinking, institutions, and policies than a technological revolution”.

Currently, we are implementing the Master Project and National Target Program for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the period 2021 – 2030, therefore, the ethnic affairs sector has also determined It is determined that focusing on implementing digital transformation in all areas of work is a particularly important task to practically implement and bring the Party and State’s policies to the people of ethnic minority and mountainous areas in a practical way. , the most effective.

 

Source: baodantoc.vn

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