|China maps out informatization development strategy(05/11/06)|
The State Informatization Development Strategy (2006-2020) published by General Office of the CPC Central Committee and General Office of the State Council sets forth China's goals in informatization development for the next 15 years.
The goals for informatization development in the next 15 years are: providing information infrastructure nationwide; strengthening capacities of independent innovation of information technology; optimizing the information industry structure; improving information security; making effective progress on building more information-oriented national economy and society; establishing the new type of industrialization model; building a perfect national policy and system for the informatization process; enhancing the capability of applying the information technology among the public.
In the Strategy, nine key aspects are emphasized: promoting informatization of the national economy; popularizing e-government; establishing advanced Internet culture; pushing ahead social informatization; popularizing information infrastructure; exploiting information resources more efficiently; improving information industry competition; building national information security system; improving people's ability in using information technology and cultivating more talents in information technology.
Implementation of the Strategy will lay a good foundation for China which is striding toward the information society.
After years of development, China has stepped into an all-around, multi-level period of informatization development. As China is in the process of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, vigorously pushing forward informatization development will be crucial in promoting social and economic development.
The informatization development is advocated when China urgently needs to grasp opportunity and meet challenges as well as the requirements for the change of the pattern of economic growth, upgrading development concept.