Gov’t Strengthens One Data Policy
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (10/12) emphasized that the strengthening of One Data policy (Satu Data) in the 2022 Socio-Economic Registration (Regsosek) is vital so that population census can cover entire citizen.
The statement was stated by Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto after attending a Cabinet Limited Meeting led by President Jokowi at the Presidential Palace Complex in Jakarta.
On that occasion, Airlangga said that certain ministry/agency has respective database, for example Ministry of Social Affairs’ Integrated Social Welfare Data (DTKS), the National Population and Family Planning Agency’s Population Data and Family Information, Ministry of Home Affairs’ Population and Civil Registry (Dukcapil), and Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs’ Targeting Acceleration of the Elimination of Extreme Poverty (P3KE).
To that end, the Coordinating Minister underscored that One Data policy is necessary therefore all ministries/agencies can have one integrated data. By integrating one data, it is expected that the Government programs as well as policies can be carried out and implemented on target.
Airlangga further added that President Jokowi has ordered his related administration to open all data to the Statistics Indonesia (BPS) that has responsibility for collecting Regsosek’s data in all over Indonesia.
“Social registry will be carried out in October until December this year and 400 researchers will be involved,” he asserted.
In addition, Airlangga said that the Head of State has also ordered his cabinet to fully update all data.
For the current data collection, the Coordinating Minister said that the accuracy of the data will be even better since the officers will also carry out place marking or geotagging during the data collection process. (FID/UN) (AP/HD/MMB)