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The eight departments jointly issued a plan to increase investment in agricultural and rural infrastructure


Beijing, Oct. 11 news reporter Xu Qiang trainee reporter Liu Xin learned today from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Eight departments, including the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the Ministry of Water Resources, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of Commerce, the People's Bank of China and the Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, recently jointly issued the Work Plan on Expanding Investment in Agricultural and Rural Infrastructure Construction (hereinafter referred to as the Plan), making arrangements for strengthening agricultural and rural infrastructure construction.

According to the Plan, from now until the end of the year, we will focus on the weak links in agricultural and rural infrastructure, focusing on the construction, upgrading and upgrading of irrigated areas and other water conservancy facilities, strengthening weak links in farmland water conservancy facilities, and building modern facility agriculture and cold-chain logistics facilities for agricultural products. We will speed up the implementation of projects under construction, and start construction on a number of new projects. We will ensure that physical work is carried out as soon as possible and results as soon as possible, thus laying a solid foundation for ensuring supply and preventing inflation and stabilizing the overall economic market.

According to the Plan, local governments should strengthen overall planning and coordination, strengthen policy support, strengthen guidance services, and strengthen supervision and inspection. Supported by the design of major projects, they should make good use of investment and financing policy tools, improve market-oriented operation mechanisms, and speed up the construction of agricultural and rural infrastructure, so as to ensure that it can be completed as soon as possible and make full use of its benefits, so as to create an investment-driving effect.