Policy supports extremely poor communes
15:49 | 13/04/2014
VGP - The Government’s poverty reduction program (known as Program 135) will assist 2,331 communes in 49 cities and provinces nationwide to escape from scarcity and hunger.    

The figure sees two communes less than the list specifying extremely poor, border communes and others approved in the Prime Minister’s Decision 2405/QD-TTG dated December 10, 2013.

According to Decision 595/QD/TTg which was recently issued and adjusts Decision 2405, 2,295 communes will receive investment sourced from the State budget.

The rest of 36 communes of Ha Noi and provinces of Vinh Phuc, Quang Ninh, Khanh Hoa and Ba Ria-Vung Tau will have get local budgets for poverty reduction./.

By Khanh Phuong

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