Among the criteria, socio-economic
infrastructure accounts for nearly 90% of the total investment in the
mountainous and ethnic minority areas. Up to now, 100% of highland communes
have had motor roads to the center, many traffic works have been repaired,
upgraded and expanded.
In addition, with various fund sources
from Program 30a, the Regional Development Program and the local budget, the
mountainous districts have invested in road transport infrastructure to better
serve the traveling needs of people.
Typically, the districts of Son Ha, Son
Tay, Ba To and Tra Bong increase investment in transport every year, thereby
forming and completing many arterial roads to connect regional development.
In Son Ha district, the district road system currently has 10 routes, with a
length of over 154 km, including 72.2 km of asphalt roads, 36.7 km of cement
concrete roads. The commune road system has 46 routes with a length of 178 km,
of which about 40% are asphalted and cement concrete roads.
For Son Tay district, in the period of
2014 - 2019, from the state budget, capital for poverty alleviation, investment
capital for the extremely difficult areas, the district has built about 250
large and small infrastructure construction works, with a total capital of over
VND 400 billion, contributing to changing the face of rural mountainous areas.
Up to now, the average criteria of Son Tay district reached 9.11 / 19 criteria.
In addition to developing transport
infrastructure, power grid infrastructure in mountainous districts has been
interested in investing, bringing electricity to remote residential areas. The
national electricity network covers 100% of communes and 99.2% of villages and
mountains have lighting electricity, more than 90% of communes meet electricity
Especially, from 2017 to now, thanks to
central capital, Quang Ngai has had more especially difficult areas in 5
communes including Ba Giang, Ba Dien, Ba To, Ba Ngac, Ba Xa (Ba To district)
use the national grid. Also from this capital source, some ethnic minority
areas in Tay Tra and Son Ha districts will also be connected to the national
electricity in 2019 and 2020.
The water supply system serving the
production and daily life of the people has also been newly built and completed.
To date, 90% of communes have small irrigation systems and rural clean water
The National Target Program for new rural
development has been implemented in ethnic minority areas and mountainous areas
in Quang Ngai, contributing to socio-economic development, sustainable poverty
reduction and improving the material and spiritual life for ethnic minorities.