Decision No. 950/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister: Approving the program of sustainable smart city development in Vietnam for the period 2018 – 2025 and orientation to 2030
Decision No. 950/QD-TTg is all about the scheme for development of smart sustainable cities in Vietnam. On August 1st, 2018, the Prime Minister issues the Decision No. 950/QD-TTg as part of a move to increase the use of ICT an other digital technologies in order to improve the competitiveness, innovation, creation, transparency, good organizational structure and effective management of city governments, enhance efficiency in use of land, energy and other resources, improve and enhance quality of life in urban environment as well as encourage socioeconomic growth and development.
Several objectives of the smart cities scheme illustrated within this decision notice, working toward 2020 include:
– To formulate the general legal framework for development of smart sustainable cities;
– To formulate the master plan for establishment of national standards serving the development of smart sustainable cities in Vietnam;
– Pilot smart city ICT reference framework in building smart cities, build spatial urban data infrastructure;
– To assist at least 03 new urban areas in investment, construction and pilot application of solutions for smart cities
Accordingly, a number of tasks need to be operated such as Apply intelligent technologies; develop smart city infrastructure, utilities and facilities; intensify mobilization of investment and technical support. This Decision takes effect on the signing date.
An English version of the decision is available here: https://english.luatvietnam.vn/decision-no-950-qd-ttg-dated-august-01-2018-of-the-prime-minister-on-approving-the-scheme-for-development-of-smart-sustainable-cities-in-vietnam-in-165701-Doc1.html