THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 42/2002/QD-TTg
Hanoi, March 19, 2002
 
DECISION
ON THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF NATIONAL TARGET PROGRAMS
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of December 25, 2001;
With a view to enhancing and further renovating the mechanism for management and administration of national target programs;
At the proposal of the Minister of Planning and Investment,
DECIDES:
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- A national target program is an assortment of synchronous objectives, tasks and solutions regarding economic, social, scientific, technological and environmental issues as well as mechanisms, policies and organization in order to achieve one or several objectives laid down in the overall strategy for national socio-economic development in a given period.
A national target program consists of various projects to achieve the program’s objectives. The objects of management and planning shall be determined according to the program and investment shall be made according to the projects.
Article 2.- A project under a national target program is an assortment of activities to perform a particular task aiming to achieve one or several specific objectives already determined clearly in the program with definite resource(s) and within a definite time limit.
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