The National Winter and Spring Farmland Water Conservancy and High-standard Farmland Construction Video and Telephone Conference was held in Beijing on November 12. Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Premier of the State Council, made important instructions. The instructions pointed out: In recent years, my country’s farmland water conservancy and high-standard farmland construction have made remarkable achievements, and made important contributions to the stable production and supply of agricultural products and the overall economic and social development. Relevant departments in all regions must adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, earnestly implement the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, implement the strategy of storing grain on the ground and storing grain on technology, and continue to promote the construction of farmland water conservancy and high-standard farmland , Do a good job in the restoration of disaster-damaged facilities, speed up the shortcomings of agricultural infrastructure, continuously improve the effective supply of important agricultural products, and consolidate the foundation for food security and agricultural modernization. Improve the diversified investment mechanism, strengthen the guarantee of financial funds, and fully mobilize social capital investment and the enthusiasm of farmers to participate. We must seize the favorable opportunities in winter and spring, complete various construction tasks with quality and quantity, improve management and protection mechanisms, and provide strong support for ensuring national food security and promoting high-quality agricultural development.
Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. He emphasized that it is necessary to thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important instructions and the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party, implement the requirements of Premier Li Keqiang’s instructions, and in accordance with the decisions and deployment of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, steadily promote the construction of farmland water conservancy and high-standard farmland, and accelerate the improvement of water conservancy. The infrastructure system provides strong support for the comprehensive implementation of the rural revitalization strategy and the comprehensive construction of a modern socialist country.
Hu Chunhua pointed out that significant progress has been made in the construction of farmland water conservancy and high-standard farmland during the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, which has played an important role in effectively preventing floods and droughts in recent years, especially in successfully capturing the harvest of food and agriculture in this year’s catastrophic year. We must unremittingly strengthen the construction of farmland water conservancy infrastructure, pay close attention to repairing disaster-damaged facilities, make solid preparations for flood control and drought relief this winter and next spring, accelerate the improvement of the agricultural irrigation facility system, and make up for the shortcomings of flood control and flood relief facilities. We must vigorously promote the construction of high-standard farmland, pay close attention to the preparation of a new round of national construction plans, increase capital investment, strictly protect and use, and complete the construction tasks with quality and quantity. It is necessary to comprehensively improve the level of rural water supply security, accelerate the upgrading of water supply facilities, enhance the stability of water supply, promote water-saving technologies and measures, and improve water use efficiency. We must do a good job in the construction of major water conservancy projects, accelerate the construction progress, strengthen quality supervision, and improve the ability to optimize the allocation of water resources. It is necessary to carefully study and plan the development of water conservancy during the 14th Five-Year Plan period. Relevant departments of the central government must plan the construction of the national backbone water network. All localities must plan and design specific construction projects to accelerate the modernization of water conservancy.
Post time: 23-11-2020