Roles & Responsibilites
Roles and responsibilites

Introduction  

Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN), a successor of Viet Nam Road Administration (VRA), was established by Prime Ministerial Decision 107/2009-QD-TTg of 26 August 2009, which sets out its functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure as an agency under MOT. DRVN commenced operating on 26 March 2010. DRVN's roles and responsibilities are defined in the Decision No. 60/2013/QD-TTg dated 21/10/2013 issued by the Prime Minister.

DRVN Vision: "to define the appropriate mandates for DRVN – essentially to manage the road network efficiently, including setting policy, planning for network development, allocating funding for sustainable maintenance of the current network and delivering a safe and reliable road transport system; allocate resources and responsibilities between road management and road infrastructure and service delivery mandates".

Core mandates of DRVN: (i) Drafting policies and legislation, development of strategies and master plans, plan orientation, monitoring, control and evaluation of its implementation;  (ii) Establishing standards, qualifications, service quality, technical process and procedures, performance norms, department prices etc. and modifications needed and monitoring of implementation; (iii) Delivering network and operational services through market, by outsourcing activities where feasible and cost effective;

 

Roles and Responsibilities

 

DRVN's major roles and responsibilities which are defined in the Decision No 60/2013/QD-TTg dated 21/October/2013 issued by the Prime Minister at the request of Transport Minister stated below

-         Draft laws and ordinances and legal documents on road transport, strategic plans including long-term, five year and annual plans and develop national project and programs in road sector

-         Formulate national standards, national technical regulations and technical norms specialized in road sector

-         Manage road infrastructure including operation and maintenance

-         Manage road transport infrastructure construction and investment,

-         Manage road transport

-         Improve road traffic safety

-         Improve environment protection in road transport

-         Develop classification, adjustment of road signs on the national highway system;

-         Develop price unit of public utility services and cost norms in the management and maintenance of national roads;

-         Manage national road transport infrastructure construction investment:

-         Manage expressway in operation and maintenance ;

-         Manage of vehicles and drivers of road transport motor vehicles in term of regulating driving center and testing;

-        Implement the research and application of scientific advances and technology transfer in the field of road transport;

 

DRVN Leaders

           Director General: Nguyen Van Huyen, Email: huyennv@drvn.goc.vn, Mobi: 04 3857 1542 

           Deputy Director General: Pham Quang Vinh, Email: phamquangvinh@drvn.gov.vn

           Deputy Director General: Vu Do Anh Dung

           Deputy Director General: Nguyen Manh Thang

           Deputy Director General: Phan Thi Thu Hien, Email: thuhien@drvn.gov.vn

           Deputy Director General: Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Email: nguyenxuancuong@drvn.gov.vn

           Deputy Director General: Nguyen Xuan Anh

 

Roles and Responsilities

Director General Nguyen Van Huyen

a) Lead and manage activities of DRVN as regulated in roles and responsibilities of DRVN under MOT;

b) Directly lead the following activities (except assigned tasks to Deputy Director General)

     - Legal documents development;

     - Planning, investment, finance;

     - Administration improvement;

c) Personel Organization;

d) International Cooperation;

e) Inspection and dealing with issues related to corruption prevention;

     - Make decisions on infrastructure investment projects as DRVN is a project owner;

     - Manage projects: Viet Nam Road Asset Management Project (VRAMP); Local Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP) and some other technical assistance projects;

 

Deputy Director General Nguyen Xuan Cuong

a) Be responsible for the following issues:

     -  Road maintanence specification development

     - Management, operation and maintenance on NHs (including PPP sections) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau I and II and PDOTs belong these areas.

     - Local road management and other related issues;

     - Fee collection work management under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau I and PDOTs belong these areas.

b) Advising the Director General to follow up and manage:

     - Legal document development in relation to maintainence work and local transport;

     - Maintenance planning in general and directly manages this work under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau I and II and PDOTs along these areas; 

     - Local Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau I and II

 

Deputy Director General Pham Quang Vinh

a) Be directly responsible for:

     - Following up transportation infrastructure construction work

     - Managing the projects: Transport credit project funded by JICA; Civil bridge construction; Rehabitation and repairmen of bridges on NHs;

     - Management, operation and maintenance on NHs (including PPP sections) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV and PDOTs belong these areas;

     - Managing disaster prevention and search & rescue under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV and PDOTs belong these areas;

     -Fee collection work management under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV and PDOTs along these areas.

b) Advising the Director General to follow up and manage:

     - Legal document development in operation, protection and management of road infrastructure;

     - Planning and investment of road infrastructure construction;

     - Maintenance planning under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV and PDOTs along these areas; 

     - Preparation in road infrastructure construction project as DRVN's roles is a project owner

 

Deputy Director General Phan Thi Thu Hien

a) Be directly responsible for:

     - Legal document development in transportation and vehicles and drivers;

     - Training, testing and driving license provision;

     - Database development in transportation and driving license;

     - Road Transport and transport services; planning and strategy in: road transport development, science technology and environment in transport and vehicle and drivers;

     - Governmental management in transport infrastructure (station, parking areas, rest station and others);

b) Advising the Director General to follow and manage: Administration improvement;

c) Following and monitoring activities of units: Vehicles and Drivers Department; Transport Department;

 

Deputy Director General Vu Do Anh Dung

a)  Be directly responsible for:

     - Managing road safety work, including: propaganda, transport arrangement and black spot solvement and inspection work;

     - Legal document development in expressway plan, operation, maintenance and management;

     - Training in road safety;

     - Managing load vehicle;

     - Managing in projects: ITS traffic center development in Northern areas and projects related to expressway; the project on road safety system between railway and road (phase 2); the project on barriers repairment on NHs

b) Advising the Director General to follow and manage:

     - Legal document development in road inspection;

     - Proposal development in road safety plan and strategy

     - Inspection and dealing with claims and anti-corruption

     - Inspection arrangement in transportation, training and testing and driving license provision;

c) Following and monitoring activities of units: Legislation – Inspection Department; Road safety Department; Expressway Management Bureau.

 

Deputy Director General Nguyen Manh Thang

 a) Be directly responsible for:

     - Science Technology, Environment (exclude science technology, environment related to transportation and vehicles and drivers)

     - Specification development in management & maintenance in bridge and tunnel work;

     - Management, operation and maintenance on NHs (including PPP sections) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau III and PDOTs along these areas.

     - Managing disaster prevention and search & rescue under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau III and PDOTs belong these areas.

     - Fee collection management in road sector under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau III and PDOTs belong these areas.

     - Road and bridge databases system development;

     - Technical Assistance project on capacity enhancement in road maintenance funded by JICA.

b) Advising the Director General to follow up and manage:

     - Maintenance plan managing this work under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau III and PDOTs along these areas;   

     -  Local Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV;

     - Managing privatization of Road Technical Centers(RTC) under DRVN (5 centers)

c) Following and monitoring activities of units: Science Technology,Environment&International Cooperation; RTC and other schools under DRVN.

 

Deputy Director General Nguyen Xuan Anh

a) Be directly responsible for:

     - PPP institution and management; Fee collection management in road sector under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau II and PDOTs belong these areas.

     - Following up remained issues related to enterprises under DRVN;

     - "The bridges for love" under LRAMP project;

b) Advising the Director General to follow up and manage:

     - Local Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP) under jurisdiction of Road Regional Bureau IV;

     - International cooperation;

c) Following and monitoring activities of units: RMB II and PMU4;