(VOV) - The government has announced a master plan for developing human resources in Vietnam in the 2011-2020 period, the first of its kind so far in the country.
Under the plan, Vietnam is expected to have about 30.5 million trained workers in the next ten years. Total investment in human resources is estimated at about VND2,135 trillion, accounting for 12 percent of total investment in society.
The aim is to sharply increase the proportion of trained workers in various fields, from 40 percent in 2010 to 70 percent in 2020. Specifically, the number of trained workers will rise from 15.5 percent to 50 percent in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sector, from 78 percent to 92 percent in industries, from 41 percent to 56 percent in the construction sector, and from 67 percent to 88 percent in the service sector.
The master plan identifies requirements for human resources in each economic sector and each economic region.
According to the plan, Vietnam will have a total of 573 universities and colleges by 2020.