KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has identified five key focus areas and outlined 397 key performance indicators (KPIs) as the state’s development agenda this year, said State Secretary Datuk Safar Untong (pic).
He said the KPIs were an improvement from last year’s though various government initiatives are still underway.
“The five key focus areas are enhancing the efficiency and State Government’s delivery system (158 KPIs), addressing socio-economic imbalances and improving the standard of living of the people through an inclusive approach (53 KPIs), accelerating the development of productive sectors including attracting investments to drive economic growth and generate the state’s income (69 KPIs),” he said in a statement.
“In addition are strengthening human capital development through enhancing knowledge, skills, productivity and innovation (42 KPIs) and enhancing capacity building such as in information and communication technology, basic physical infrastructure, utilities and public facilities to support social development and the state’s economic growth (75 KPIs).”
He was speaking in a ceremony to deliver the 2020 edition of the KPI Book and launch the KPI Dashboard at the Sabah State Administration Centre, here, Tuesday.
Also present were State Public Service Director-General Datuk Datu Rosmadi Datu Sulai, State Government Deputy Secretaries, Ministries’ Permanent Secretaries and heads of departments.
At the same event, Safar launched a digital version of the KPI Book where all Ministries and departments’ KPIs and their respective achievements can be viewed.
“This digitisation initiative will enhance the efficiency of the state’s public service and will be in line with Sabah’s digital transformation agenda,” Safar explained.
“All state civil servants should ensure that the level of service delivery is continually improved and that strategic initiatives and plans should support and complement each other to realise the planned KPIs.”