Jakarta (ANTARA) - National Development Planning Minister/Head of the National Planning Agency Suharso Monoarfa affirmed that the Satu Data Indonesia (One Data Indonesia/SDI) will support economic recovery efforts and social reforms impacted by COVID-19 in 2021.

"The role of One Data Indonesia is very important in supporting the focused 2021 development efforts," he remarked during the virtual session to raise awareness on SDI from Jakarta, Monday.

Monoarfa believed that the SDI is a policy on governance to produce accurate, updated, integrated, accountable, and accessible data.

It is also segregated between the central and regional agencies by meeting data standards, checking metadata, ensuring data interoperability, and by using reference codes and master data.

Monoarfa noted that the government, through the Ministry of National Development Planning/ National Development Planning Agency, is finalizing the 2021 Government Work Plan design in expediting economic recovery and social reform for national recovery that is adaptive and responsive after being hit by COVID-19.

He affirmed that development in 2021 will prioritize economic recovery through the tourism industry sector and investment, national health system reform, social protection system reform, resilience against disaster system, food resilience, and education freedom.

Meanwhile, the seven national priority agendas for 2021 include to strengthen economic resilience for quality and equitable development as well as to boost competitiveness and quality of human resources.

It also encompasses strengthening infrastructure to support economic development and basic services, restore and protect the environment, and boost resilience against disasters and climate change.

President Joko Widodo had earlier signed Presidential Regulation No. 39 of 2019 on One Data Indonesia, with the aim of allowing the government to compile data through a single accurate, updated, integrated, and accessible channel.

The data provided include those on food stock, energy, infrastructure, maritime, education, health, education, economy, industry, tourism, and bureaucracy.

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Editor: Sri Haryati
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