In the works are employment attachment programmes with think tanks from other states, countries, and corporate bodies, as part of IDR’s human capital and capacity development. My hope is that as we grow and build IDR’s worth, the remarkable individuals that make up the organisation will also concomitantly develop their skills and knowledge. It is also in line with the state government’s effort of creating a pool of knowledgeable and skilled individuals for Perak’s advancement.
IDR has enhanced its capacity as a knowledge-driven organisation by building Perak Data, an integrated data management system to evaluate portfolio and performance. It is a Data-Driven Decision Making (DDDM) tool that link data across agencies to help in making transparent and accountable decision-making.
Perak to build houses costing as low as RM20,000 each
Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said under the new policy the state government through the Perak Housing and Property Board would finance the construction of affordable housing from development costs imposed on housing developers following pre-defined terms.
Bandar Fukuoka Perluas Hubungan Persahabatan
Selepas menjalin persahabatan selama 30 tahun sejak 1989 dengan Bandaraya Ipoh, Bandar Fukuoka, Jepun memperluas jaringan persahabatan mereka bersama Bandar Taiping. Menteri Besar Perak, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu berkata, jalinan persahabatan itu akan bermula dengan perjanjian persefahaman (MoU) melibatkan pertukaran haiwan di antara Zoo Fukuoka dengan Zoo Taiping and Night Safari.
Malaysia Needs a River Commission
The Perak state government will propose to the Federal Government to form a river commission in order to monitor and protect rivers in the country. State Education, Technology, Science and Environmental committee chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari said this was crucial as the commission would also be a platform to exchange ideas with other countries at the international level in a bid to preserve these rivers.
Household Income In Perak: A Cause for Concern?
There are various indicators that measure economic well-being; some are more accurate than others in a given situation. While gross domestic products or GDP indicates the economic wellbeing of a country, household income is arguably an accurate tool to measure prosperity of communities in a given area.
Economic Growth in Perak
In the past, measuring economic growth was relatively simple. Economic growth referred to an increase in the amount of goods and services produced per head of the population over a period of time. However, as society progressed new challenges emerged which required a rethink of what economic growth actually is.
Inequality in Perak
Equality simply means that there should be no glaring differences in living standards, quality of life, or the well-being of the people. In ensuring inclusive growth for Perak, the benefits of economic growth must be felt by the masses and distributed equitably.