According to the Reply of the People's Government of Hunan Province on Approving Shaoyang County and Other 20 Counties and Cities to be Removed from the Poverty List (X. Z.H  No.17), Shaoyang County in Hunan Province, the targeted assistance county of China Orient, has shaken off poverty and been removed from the poverty list officially.
According to the unified arrangement of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, CPC China Orient Committee placed premium on the designated poverty alleviation work in Shaoyang County. It took the designated poverty alleviation as a major political task and put it in a prominent position in the company's reform and development. China Orient strengthened organizational leadership and the responsibilities implementation to help win the battle against poverty. Since the targeted assistance to Shaoyang County in 2010, China Orient has invested a total of more than 32 million yuan in aid. According to the basic requirements and key indicators for poverty alleviation that rural poor people are free from worries over food and clothing and have access to compulsory education, basic medical services, and safe housing. China Orient has made full efforts in many fields such as financial, industrial, education, housing security, community-level Party building, training three teams of Party and government officers, religious officers and religious representatives, and so forth. These efforts have achieved remarkable results. China Orient has designated many poverty alleviation officers to fight against poverty in Shaoyang County. The member units of the Group have given full play to their respective advantages to fully support the economic and social development of Shaoyang County.
After Shaoyang County shook off poverty and be removed from the poverty list, China Orient will continue to support Shaoyang County's development, truly realizing the policy of ‘shaking off the poverty but not shaking off responsibility, policy, assistance, and supervision,’ and continue to support Shaoyang County in consolidating the achievements of poverty alleviation and implementing the strategy for rural revitalization.