Big chance for Vietnam Academy for Water resources
Create date: 11/09/17
On November 7th, 2017, in Hanoi, VAWR in collaboration with Bach Dang Construction Corporation held the groundbreaking ceremony for office building and meeting hall; amphitheater; dormitory and canteen; cover indoor experiments, outdoor; technical infrastructure, supply and installation of equipment for training areas under JICA2 project.

Participating the ceremony, there were Ms Tran Mai Anh – JICA representative; Mr Do Van Thanh, - Deputy Director of Water Resources Directorate; Mr, Tran To Nghi – Acting Director of Construction Management, Mr. Vu Dinh Hung, Deputy Director of CPO; Mr. Dinh Vu Thanh, Deputy Director of Science, Technology and Environment- Ms Nguyen Thi Anh Thuyen – Deputy Director of Finance Department - MARD.

On the side of the local authorities are Mr. Nguyen Son - Deputy Head of Police of Thach That District.

On behalf of the investor, Dr. Nguyen Vu Viet - Secretary of Communist party Committee - Director General and Dr. Nguyen Tung Phong - Deputy Director General of the Academy.

On behalf of the contractor, Mr. Nguyen Trong Khai - General Director of Bach Dang Construction Corporation; On behalf of the design and supervision consultant, Mr. Kazumitsu Sumora – Team leader of supervisor.

In addition, there were experts representing for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, generations of leaders of the Academy through periods; representatives of local departments.

In particular, the ceremony welcomed Prof Dr.Nguyen Tuan Anh – Director of the technology program in New rural development (former Director of the Academy).

The ceremony

Dr. Nguyen Tung Phong stated the reasons and introduced the participants

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Nguyen Vu Viet - said this is a great opportunity for the Academy since the project is located in the overall area of ​​Hoa Lac High Tech Park developed by the Government to become a scientific city which attracts investors in the field of research, development, training and incubation, production of high tech products.

Dr. Nguyen Vu Viet spoke at the ceremony

For specific and long-term objectives, Dr. Nguyen Vu Viet said that the specific objectives are (1) to provide technical assistance and capacity building on water management for the Northern Nghe An Irrigation Project, to expand the model and apply it to the central region, the Red River Delta and the Mekong River to ensure the efficient use of water sources, food security and sustainable development of rural agriculture in the context of climate change. (2) Strengthen the research and training capacity of the Institute on irrigation management, renovation and modernization of the system in the system, research and application of advanced irrigation technology, Project management, irrigation management with the participation of people to improve water use efficiency, investment and life expectancy, disaster risk reduction, adaptation to climate change, contribute to improve National capacity for water management. And the long-term goal is to build the training and research facilities of the irrigation sector under the advanced level of modern and on par with the Asian countries.

On behalf of the leaders of the Institute of Water Resources Research, Director of the Institute of Water Resources Research, Assoc. Mr. Nguyen Viet thanked the Embassy of Japan, the leaders of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Departments of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development the management board of central irrigation projects has approved and allocated capital for the project in a timely and effective manner.

At the same time, the Institute Director also sent deep gratitude to generations of leaders of the institute through the ages, who laid the foundations for the construction of this experimental area, especially Prof. Dr.. Nguyen Tuan Anh.

Speaking at the ceremony, Do Van Thanh, Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Water Resources, said that the project, when completed, would become a large and modern facility for research and development; Technology transfer and training in the field of irrigation and hydropower contributing to the strong development of the irrigation sector in general and of the Academy in particular as well as active contribution to the hi-tech park population. Hoa Lac in the future, this is the policy of the communist party, the Government and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

With great importance and significance, in order for the project to be completed on schedule and high quality, soon put into operation, the Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Irrigation requested contractors to mobilize adequate human resources and supplies; Take initiative in building, meeting the progress of construction, ensuring the quality and fine art. For supervision consultants, they need to be always on the site, observe the supervision regulations throughout the process of construction.

For the Academy, Deputy Director General of the Water Resources Directorate suggested to closely coordinate with the central management board of irrigation projects, direct the project management board and contractors; It is the spirit and the highest responsibility to implement the project in accordance with regulations and agreements signed.

In addition, the Institute should develop concrete model of management and exploitation of the works; Developing research plans, short-term and long-term training programs to attract national and international students in order to achieve the objective of becoming an advanced and advanced research institution in irrigation research to catch up with same level of other countries in the region.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will pay attention to direct and facilitate for the organizations to perform well assigned tasks.

Finally, on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Water Resources wished the project would be completed on schedule.

Representative of construction contractor Mr. Nguyen Trong Khai - General Director of Bach Dang Construction Corporation

Representative of supervision consultant, Mr. Bui Huu Quynh speaking at the ceremony

Also at the ceremony, the representative of the contractor involved in the construction Mr. Nguyen Trong Khai - General Director of Bach Dang Construction Corporation and the representative of supervision consulting company Bui Huu Quynh pledged to focus on maximum human resources, machinery and equipment, organize the construction and complete on schedule, ensure technical and fine art as required by the design file; Ensuring good implementation of labor safety, information security, fire and explosion prevention and hygiene during the process of construction and fully comply with the law, the direction of the departments, investors and local governments. 

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