VSS Among Top 3 Ministries and Sectors to Achieve 100% Simplification of Administrative Procedures

28/09/2023 10:10 AM

This is the information from the recent meeting of the Task Force for the Implementation of Government Project 06. Accordingly, in the implementation of 19 Resolutions of the Government on administrative procedure simplification, there are currently 3 ministries and sectors that have achieved 100% completion: the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Construction, and the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).

On September 20, 2023, in Hanoi, Lieutenant General Nguyen Duy Ngoc, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security, and Deputy Head of the Standing Task Force for the Implementation of Government Project 06 on developing population data application, identification, and electronic authentication to serve the national digital transformation phase 2022-2025, with a vision to 2030, chaired the meeting of the Task Force for the Implementation of Project 06 in September 2023.

The meeting was attended by members of the Task Force for the Implementation of Project 06, including representatives from relevant ministries and sectors, as well as leaders of some functional units under the Ministry of Public Security.

Overview of the meeting

The report presented at the meeting highlighted that the implementation of Project 06 in August had achieved significant results. Specifically, in terms of implementing the 19 Government Resolutions on administrative procedure simplification, the ministries and sectors have simplified 375 out of 1,086 administrative procedures (reaching a rate of 34.5%, with an increase of 24 procedures compared to August 2023). Three ministries and sectors have achieved 100% completion, including the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Construction, and the VSS. Furthermore, five ministries and sectors have achieved over 50% completion, including the Ministry of Public Security (113 out of 114 procedures, reaching 99%), the Ministry of Education and Training (27 out of 32 procedures, reaching 84.3%), the Ministry of Industry and Trade (36 out of 67 procedures, reaching 53.7%), the Ministry of Science and Technology (9 out of 13 procedures, reaching 69.2%), and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (16 out of 28 procedures, reaching 57.1%).

Regarding public services, the National Public Service Portal has integrated over 4,410 administrative procedures provided by ministries, sectors, and localities, offering online public services. The online submission rate for applications at the ministry and sector level reached 78.55%, while at the local level, it reached 68.59%. Some ministries, sectors, and localities have high rates of providing online public services for administrative procedures, such as the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and provinces like Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau, Nghe An, etc. For 53 essential public services, such as the university and college admission examination for 2023 conducted by the Ministry of Education and Training, 100% of applicants registered their preferences for online admission consideration through the Enrollment Support System, with 3.4 million preferences for admission being processed online. The Government Office, State Bank, and intermediary payment organizations collaborated to facilitate online fee payment for admission applicants through the National Public Service Portal, with 96.83% of admission preferences being paid online.

In terms of economic and social development, non-cash payments have been promoted. Forty credit institutions have signed cooperation agreements with licensed enterprises by the Ministry of Public Security to provide devices and solutions for user authentication using chip-embedded Citizen Identity Cards. Twenty-seven organizations have implemented customer data cleansing for payment account registration, and seven organizations have collaborated with the Ministry of Public Security to pilot credit scoring for citizens. Additionally, 29.4 thousand businesses, households, and individuals have implemented computer-initiated electronic invoices with a total tax collection of 1,233 trillion VND (an increase of 748 trillion VND, 2.5 times higher than the six-month interim assessment).

In terms of developing the population database, the Ministry of Public Security has issued over 83.7 million chip-embedded Citizen Identity Cards. They have received 63.2 million applications for electronic identification issuance, with over 40.9 million accounts activated. Twenty-one localities have completed the issuance of electronic identification accounts, with the highest activation rate nationwide.

VSS’ General Director, Nguyen The Manh, regularly inspects and directs the implementation of administrative reform tasks, digital transformation, and the deployment of Project 06 within the sector.

In the discussion at the meeting, delegates presented the current situation regarding the implementation of Project 06 at their respective units. They also put forward some recommendations to continue effectively implementing the tasks of Project 06, such as: continuing administrative procedure reform in the delivery of public services; planning information and communication infrastructure to better meet the requirements of administrative procedure resolution; reviewing relevant legal documents for amendment and supplementation to expand commercial transactions in the online environment; improving the social security database, connecting and authenticating it with the national population database.

In the concluding statement of the meeting, Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Ngoc proposed that in the coming time, the members of the working group continue to coordinate well in carrying out the assigned tasks. Specifically, they should focus on clarifying budgetary conditions for the implementation of Project 06 in various work groups, such as the system upgrade and maintenance group, the innovation group, and the budget for data connectivity of economic sectors with the national data center and intermediary units.

Furthermore, in response to the recommendations from the Standing Committee of the working group, Ngoc suggested that the relevant units promptly discuss and reach an agreement with the Government Office after this meeting in order to proactively address the issues and ensure the progress set forth./.