of Resource Development & Information Technology
Through Human Resources Development, the Ministry aids
the Government in developing a skilled and adaptive labour force to
cater for industrial and economic growth of the state, and thereby
lessens the dependency on foreign labour. The Natural Resources Development
concentrates on afforestation, reforestation and land development
for greater economic gains. The Enterprise Development focuses on
producing Bumiputera entrepreneurs, developing competent entrepreneurs
to establish the state, and ensuring the equal distribution of income.
The objectives of the Ministry to achieve its
mission are as follows :-
Human Resources Development
Contribute towards the Government efforts in the planning and
development of human resources to produce a skilled, suitable
and adaptable labour force that possesses sound management and
entrepreneurial wisdom and is familiar with techniques to cater
for the State's industrial needs and economic growth in line
Encourage the establishment of institutional centres of excellence
and special industrial training courses to increase productivity
and to upgrade skills and capabilities of the labour force in
the technical and science sectors.
Optimize employment of local labour to reduce dependence on
Natural Resources Development
Increase the scale of afforestation and reforestation activities
so as to ensure continuous supply of timber and conservation
of forest resource.
Improve efficiency in the exploitation of natural gas to ensure
their sustainability over the longer term as well as to minimize
adverse damage to the environment.
Develop land on a large-scale basis and to establish new settlement
schemes for greater economic gain.
Produce Bumiputera entrepreneurs to achieve the creation
of the Bumiputera Commercial and Industrial Community (BCIC)
aspired under OPPS and Vision 2020.
Develop genuine, independent, forward-looking and competent
entrepreneurs to help Sabah to achieve the aim of becoming a
progressive State as embedded in OPPS and the Entrepreneur Development
Ensure equitable distribution of income to reduce poverty through
the implementation of rural industrial projects such as skill
training on handicraft making and the One Village One Industry
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Mission Towards the development of a capable
human resource workforce in meeting the developmental requirements
of the state within the set time-frame and context of OPPS and
Towards better management of natural gas to ensure sustainable
supply for long term development.
Towards better planning, management and implementation of land
development, settlement, afforestation and reforestation programmes
to ensure optimal land use and effective environmental conservation.
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