Heads of the Baria – Vung tau Department of Science and Technology (DoST)
3. Deputy Director: Eng. DANG SON HAI
Off. Add.: B3 Area, Administrative Center Provincial Politics, Bach Dang St., Phuoc Trung Ward, Ba Ria City
* Agencies under the DoST:
- Sub-department of Product Standards, Measurements and Quality. Tel.: (064) 853.650
- 1993: The Department of Science, Technology and Environment (DoSTE) was established by the Ba ria – Vung tau PPC pursuant to the Decision No. 630/QĐ.UB dated October 12, 1993.
* Main Functions
The Ba ria – Vung tau DoST is a specialized agency under the PPC which plays the role in assisting the PPC in fulfilling the State management functions in terms of Science and Technology activities and issues within the province.
3/ The DoST has its own legal personality, stamp and account at the State Treasury.
2/ Planning and submitting to the PPC the 5-year and annual programs and plans on science and technology activities, development of science and technology potentials on all socio-economic fields, standards for quality measurement of products and goods, intellectual property, radiation and nuclear safety appropriate with the provincial socio-economic orientation.
3/ Directing, guiding, checking, evaluating and being responsible for organizing the implementation of legal and regulatory documents as well as programs and plans under the DoST’s management field after being approved. Propagandizing, educating, popularizing legal and regulatory documents relating to science and technology activities, development of science and technology potentials on all socio-economic fields, standards for quality measurement of products and goods, intellectual property, radiation and nuclear safety.
4/ Regarding Science and Technology activities:
4.2/ Being responsible for arranging and organizing the selection process of scientific research studies and projects chaired by organizations and individuals to carry out S&T tasks. Regulating examination, inspection, assessment, acceptance and announcement of results of scientific research and technology development.
4.3/ Directing, guiding relevant departments, sectors, local science and technology service organizations to S&T activities. Coordinating with relevant department, sectors, local science and technology service organization to work out and propose S&T plans at the State level which links to inter-sectoral and inter-regional cooperation tasks to serve for local socio-economic development. This plans will be integrated to submit to the competent authorities.
4.4/ Managing activities related to assessment, evaluation, consultancy and transfer of technology which takes place within the province as regulated by laws; examination and assessment of investment projects in the province as devolved to the provincial government. Monitoring, analyzing and assessing technology levels of provincial economy; organizing the assessment of S&T levels in the province.
4.5/ Issuing Certificates of S&T Operation Registration for research and development organizations, S&T services organizations of all economic sectors as stipulated by laws. Being responsible for organizing examination and inspection of their activities.
4.6/ Submitting to the PPC proposals on promulgating policies and mechanisms for mobilization of domestic and foreign organizations to apply widely S&T achievement; and for making decisions on assisting private economic organizations for applying new technologies and techniques in practice.
4.7/ Coordinating with competent authorities to work out and submit to the PPC annual budget estimations for S&T field of the province, city, districts, communes appropriate with local socio-economic conditions and local special features of S&T activities as regulated by laws and directed by competent authorities. Furthermore, submitting to the PPC decisions on establishment condition and regulation of operation mechanism for provincial S&T Development Fund as stipulated by laws
4.8/ Cooperating with other departments and sectors to work out and submit to the PPC plan programs, development planning, policies and management mechanisms and efficient usages of provincial S&T potentials, such as encouragement and attraction of human resources on S&T, annual training and cultivation of S&T knowledge for staff/cadres, development and organization of laboratory operation as regulated by functions of the department; investment of material facilities and equipment for S&T activities and scientific and technological information and data.
4.9/ Submitting to the PPC decisions on establishment of consultant councils as stipulated by the Law on Science and Technology to fulfill standing functions in terms of scientific and technological committee.
5/ Regarding Standard for Quality Measurement of products and goods
5.1/ Guiding application of Vietnamese standards, sectoral standards, international standards and others compulsory standards as required by State management tasks for manufacture, business and service individuals and organizations provincewide. Moreover, guiding application and development of standards for units.
5.2/ Organizing the network of verifying, calibrating measurement means to meet the provincial requirements. Executing verification and calibration of measurement means in terms of recognized scope of work.
5.4/ Coordinating with relevant departments, branches to check and certify quality of products and goods in the province.
6/ Regarding Intellectual Property (excluding author rights in terms of literature and art works)
6.1/ Organizing the implementation of measures to develop intellectual property activities, to
6.2/ Organizing the implementation of measures to protect legal rights of the State, organization, individuals in intellectual property field in the province as stipulated by laws.
7/ Regarding Radiation and Nuclear Safety:
7.1/ Organizing the appraisal of radiation safety and issuing certifications of operation of X-ray machines used in medical services as regulated by laws.
7.2/ Directing, checking and organizing periodically the declaration, statistics and report on radioactive sources, radioactive waste and radiation activities in the province.
7.3/ Making preventive, protective and restorative plans for radiation and nuclear problems.
8/ Assisting the PPC to in directing and guiding People’s Committees of districts, town and city to carry out State management tasks on S&T activities, standard for quality measurement of products and goods, intellectual property and radiation and nuclear safety.
9/ Inspecting, checking the implementation of laws and policies; dealing with issues of disputations, complaints, claims and denouncements; solving breaches of laws on &T activities, standard for quality measurement of products and goods, intellectual property and radiation and nuclear safety.
10/ Carrying out the international cooperation activities in State management fields of the department as regulation by laws.
11/ Implementing the statistics on S&T activities in the province as regulation by the MoST.
12/ Assisting the PPC in carrying State management for activities of associations and no-Governmental organizations in State management fields of the department as regulated by laws.
13/ Making reports periodically half annual, annual reports or unscheduled reports on the implementation of functions and tasks for assigned fields and send it to the PPC and MoST.
14/ Managing the organizational mechanism, personnel, staff, officials and employees; organizing the trainings and cultivation of knowledge on S&T activity management for State officials and permanent staff as regulated by the PPC.
15/ Managing financial resources, assigned assets of the department as regulated by laws and devolved by the PPC.
16/ Implementing administrative reform within assigned management fields of the DoST.