China News Network, July 7 According to the news of China Water Conservancy WeChat public account, on the 13th, the Ministry of Water Resources held a press conference to introduce the progress and results of water conservancy infrastructure construction in the first half of 12. Wang Daoxi, vice minister of water resources, introduced that since the beginning of this year, the Ministry of Water Resources has made every effort to accelerate the construction of water conservancy infrastructure, deepen the reform of water conservancy investment and financing, and the scale and progress of water conservancy infrastructure construction are better than the same period last year, and the momentum of water conservancy development has been continuously enhanced, helping the economy to continue to recover.

First, the number of newly started projects reached 1,76, especially the newly started major water conservancy projects, which were the largest in the same period in history. In the first half of the year, 1,76 new water conservancy projects were started nationwide, with an investment scale of 7208.3707 billion yuan, 1113,1 more than the same period last year, and an investment scale of 1095.24 billion yuan, of which <>,<> projects with an investment scale of more than <> million yuan. At present, <> major projects, including the backbone project of Jilin Water Network, Hebei Xiong'an Trunk Canal, Fujian Kinmen Water Supply, Sichuan Sanba Reservoir, Anhui Fenghuangshan Reservoir, Jiangxi Poyang Lake Kangshan Flood Storage and Detention Area, and Guangxi Xialiujia Irrigation District, have started construction on schedule, accelerating the construction of national, regional and provincial water network engineering systems.

The second is to adhere to the "two-handed force" and implement more investment in water conservancy construction than in the same period of previous years. In the first half of the year, the country invested 7832.352 billion yuan in water conservancy construction, 4.7 billion yuan more than the same period last year, an increase of 4762.61%. Among them, the central and local financial funds were 3070.39 billion yuan, accounting for 22% of the total investment; Local government special bonds, bank loans, and social capital amounted to 100 billion yuan, accounting for 8% of the total investment. From the perspective of implementation in various places, 400 provinces have implemented investment of more than <> billion yuan, of which <> provinces, including Zhejiang, Anhui, Hubei, Guangdong, Sichuan, Jiangxi, Yunnan and Jiangsu, have exceeded <> billion yuan, effectively guaranteeing the demand for large-scale water conservancy construction.

The third is to make every effort to accelerate the progress of water conservancy project construction, and the completed investment increased by 18.1% year-on-year. Since the beginning of the year, all localities have seized the favorable opportunity of water conservancy construction to arrange project construction in advance, and since March, the investment completed in a single month has exceeded 3 billion yuan, increasing month by month, and the investment completed in June has reached 1000.6 billion yuan. From January to June, the country completed investment in water conservancy construction of 1149.1 billion yuan, an increase of 6.5254% year-on-year, of which Guangdong, Hebei, Yunnan, Zhejiang and Shandong provinces completed investment of more than 18 billion yuan. A number of major projects have achieved key node targets, the Wendegen water conservancy hub of the Inner Mongolia Jijiao Project has achieved water storage under the sluice, the Pearl River Delta water resources allocation project has been tunneled through the whole line, the Guangdong water resources allocation project around Beibu Bay has entered the implementation stage of the whole line, and the construction of projects such as the middle line of the South-to-North Water Diversion Project to replenish the Han River, the second phase of the Huaihe River inlet channel, and the water diversion project in central Yunnan has been accelerated.

Fourth, actively play the role of stabilizing employment, especially promoting the employment of key groups such as migrant workers to increase income. The large number of water conservancy projects has been started, the ability to absorb employment is strong, and large-scale water conservancy construction directly provides a large number of jobs. In the first half of the year, the construction of water conservancy projects absorbed 138,34,213 jobs and paid 08.103 billion yuan in wages, including 24,146,95 rural laborers and <>.<> billion yuan in wages.

Wang Daoxi said that at present, rivers have entered the main flood period, the Ministry of Water Resources will adhere to the principle of putting the people and lives first, coordinate development and safety, and on the basis of making every effort to do a good job in flood control, work with relevant departments and localities to continue to strengthen the organization and promotion of water conservancy infrastructure construction, do a good job in safe production, strengthen quality control, strengthen capital supervision, and ensure the completion of the annual water conservancy construction goals and tasks with a spirit of hard work and a sense of responsibility of "always rest assured". (Zhongxin Finance)