Li LiWei, the party branch secretary of Lumei Town, Wuning County, Jiangxi Province, is very happy because the long-awaited establishment of the township was finally resolved. "The village officials not only have old-age insurance and increased salaries, but also have a chance to be recruited by the county government if their work is outstanding. With incomes secured and the possibility to get promoted, we are even more motivated to get good work done."
In recent years, Wuning County has increased subsidies for village cadre positions, and has established the regular income growth mechanism the village cadres. The county implements a structured salary management of working village cadres, that is, the basic salary and performance pay. The basic salary is no less than 350 yuan per month paid by the county finance, and increases every year. And the performance-based pay is to be determined by the township in accordance with the village economic situation and the work performance of the village-level cadres. At present, the average yearly income of the rural village cadres reached 8,000 yuan, exceeding the average income of the rural labor force. In addition, from 2007, Wuning County also handles endowment insurance for village major cadres. At present, a total of 393 village cadres have the social endowment insurance.
In order to truly solve the issue of job promotions, Wuning County published the related implementation plan last year. The county recruited a total of five outstanding village party secretaries as staff of the township government and its affiliated institutions.
It fully aroused the enthusiasm of the village cadres and remarkably enhanced the cohesion, effectiveness and creativity of the rural grass-roots organizations.
The rural economy is developing rapidly. At present, among the183 administrative villages in the county, 33 villages have 20,000 -50,000 yuan of collective revenue each year, 20 villages have 50,000 -100,000 yuan of collective revenue and 2 villages have more than 100,000 yuan of collective revenue.
By People's Daily Online