Indonesian government makes a roadmap to drive digital transformation

The nation’s digital transformation focuses on 10 priority sectors such as digital real estate and industrial digitisation  

The government has developed a Digital Indonesia Roadmap for 2021-2024. SereYordanSilaen/Shutterstock

According to Antara News, Indonesia’s digital transformation focuses on 10 priority sectors to accelerate the fruition of digital infrastructure, government, economy, and society.  

Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny G. Plate, said, “The 10 sectors are digital transportation and tourism, digital trade, digital financial services, digital media and entertainment, digital agriculture and fisheries, digital real estate and urban, digital education, digital health, industrial digitisation, and government digitisation.”  

To drive the nation’s digital transformation process, the government has developed the Digital Indonesia Roadmap for 2021-2024.  

The guide includes 100 key initiatives in partnership with all ministries, central and regional institutions, business actors, and the general public in Indonesia in the 10 priority sectors.  

The current pandemic and the 4.0 industrial revolution are among the catalysts that spur on the digital transformation agenda.  

“This momentum can also encourage economic transformation in three main focus areas, specifically economic downstreaming, especially in the digital sector, digitising Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and the green economy,” said Plate. 

The Communication and Informatics Ministry is optimistic that the implementation of Community Activity Restrictions (PPKM) would positively impact the national economy in 2021 and 2022. 

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Indonesia’s economic growth is forecasted to grow above 4.4 percent for this year and is expected to strengthen to five percent in 2022.  

It is also one of the four other countries in the world predicted to achieve economic growth similar to the economic conditions of China, Thailand, and Brazil.  

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