Khanh Hoa Provincial Union of Science and Technology Associations: 30 years of development

Posted at: TUEsday - 31/07/2018 10:34 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 
One of workshops regarding consultancy and evaluation of KUSTA (source: the internet)

One of workshops regarding consultancy and evaluation of KUSTA (source: the internet)

Khanh Hoa Provincial Union of Science and Technology Associations (KUSTA) has been established since 1988 with 11 member organizations including 825 members; it has increased 25 organizations which make the total number of members is now more than 75,000 people (over 33% of intellectuals of the province).

KUSTA plays the role of gathering intellectuals, connecting member organizations, members to take part in activities of science and technology, consultancy and evaluation, contributing to the socio-economic development of the province.

For more than 30 years of establishment and development, KUSTA took part in activities of science and technology, social consultancy and evaluation, programs, plans, investment projects in the province, including the plan on the human resource development program, period 2012 – 2015 and vision till 2020; project of building and developing Khanh Hoa to become centrally-run city by 2020 and vision till 2030; successfully organized and co-organized many contests, specifically, the creativity contest for teenagers has been held for 7 times, 7 technical creativity contests and the Scientific & Technical contests has honored and awarded many practical solutions and researches; managing and deploying a number of themes at grassroots -level researches, namely Khanh Hoa Party Committee leadership with the youth task, period 2006 – 2011, building dryer oven of noodle for Dien Thuy traditional village (Dien Khanh district).

At the same time, KUSTA directly manages and deploys a number of themes at provincial and grassroot level such as leadership role of Khanh Hoa Communist Party for teenagers in period of 2006 – 2011; building noodle dryer system in the traditional craft village of Dien Thuy, Dien Khanh district; building a residence management database for state agencies; proposed some areas where coral reef ecosystems can be regenerated for marine eco-tourism… The studies have been applied in reality, bringing economic benefits and thus improving local life.

During the past years, KUSTA has been constantly developed its organizations and activities of attracting and gathering intellectuals, social consultancy and evaluation . Particularly, KUSTA also concentrates on activities of honoring creativity movement, contribution of science and technology intellectuals and people in socio-economic development. At the same time, KUSTA makes efforts for the development of scientific cadres in the future.

Over the past years, KUSTA has successfully organized and co-organized many contests. Specifically, the annual creativity contest for teenagers has been held for 7 times with the entries increasing in quantity and quality year by year, 23 submissions in the 2005 first contest and then up to 454 in its 7th  event.  Three third and one consolation prizes have been awarded in the national creativity contests for teenagers with products on new rural construction and collections of dry plant specimens. The Scientific & Technical Contest has honored and awarded many practical solutions and researches, etc.

According to Bui Mau, KUSTA Chairman, the development of KUSTA over the past 30 years has been thanks to the guidance of the provincial leaders and the enthusiastic contribution of KUSTA members. However, there still remain some disadvantages related to its limited operation mode and failure to draw the participation of scientific and technological intellectuals from enterprises and Vietnamese intellectuals from abroad, etc.

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The conference on popularization of the 8th Scientific & Technical Creativity Contest in Khanh Hoa province (2018-2019) (source: The internet)

In order to achieve the target to become a strong political organization by 2020, KUSTA continues strengthening and developing its organization and schemes on professional development; boosting the operation of its member organizations in the direction of enhancing professionalism and efficiency of professional activities; renewing the content and mode of operation; taking the initiative in providing consultancy, criticism and social expertise on programs and projects; actively propagating and disseminating scientific and technological knowledge; raising the quality of contests, etc.

Mr. Mau also said that in the coming time, KUSTA will continue attract, gather intellectuals to actively implement scientific-technological tasks; increase the quality of contests, the activities of social consultancy and evaluation and transfer, apply scientific-technology advancement into social life.

 “Especially, KUSTA has been awarded excellent emulation flag and a number of collectives, individuals with excellent achievements have been conferred certificate of merit”, said Mr. Mau.

 

Author: HT
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