President Jokowi Issues Regulation on Satu Data Indonesia

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 27 Juni 2019
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Satu-DataIn order to produce accurate, updated, integrated, and accountable data that is easily accessible and usable, the Government deems it necessary to establish provisions on an integrated data-management service Satu Data Indonesia (One Data Initiative) aimed at improving data management through a government agency.

In this regard, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on 12 June 2019 signed Presidential Regulation Number 39 of 2019 on Satu Data Indonesia.

“One Data Initiative constitutes a government data governance policy to produce accurate, updated, integrated and accountable data that is easily accessible and shared between central government agencies and regional agencies through the fulfillment of data standards, metadata, data interoperability and use of reference codes and master data,” according to Article 1 paragraph (1) of this Presidential Regulation.

Under this Presidential Regulation, One Data Initiative must be carried out based on the following principles, among others, data produced by data producers must meet data standards; data produced by data manufacturers must have metadata; data produced by data producers must meet data interoperability rules; and data produced by data manufacturer must use the reference code and/or master data.

Data standard for data other than geospatial data and statistics data, according to this Presidential Regulation, is determined by other central data trustees, which serves as one of the central government agencies granted the authority to carry out the fostering related to data as stipulated in this Presidential Regulation, apart from agencies overseeing government affairs in the field of statistics activities or geospatial information.

“Data standards that apply across Central Agencies and/Regional Agencies are stipulated by central data rrustees,” reads Article 6 paragraph (1) of this Presidential Regulation.

Meanwhile, Minister or Head of Central Agency may stipulate a data standard for data whose utilization is intended to meet the needs of agencies in accordance with their duties and functions, insofar as it is determined based on data standards established by central data Trustees.

Data produced by data producers, according to this Presidential Regulation, must be equipped with metadata, whose information meets a standard structure and standard format referring to the information section on data that must be covered in metadata and refers to technical specifications or standards from metadata.

The standard structure and standard format for data that applies across the Central Agencies and/or Regional Agencies, according to this Presidential Regulation, is determined by central data trustees. Meanwhile, Minister or Head of Central Agency may establish a standard structure and standard format for data whose utilization is intended to meet the needs of agencies in accordance with their duties and functions, insofar as it is determined based on the standard structure and standard format established by central Data Trustees.

In addition, data produced by data producers must meet data onteroperability rules. For this reason, the data must be consistent in the syntax/form, structure/scheme/composition of presentation, and semantics/articulation of readability; and stored in an open format that can be read by electronic systems.

As for the reference code and/or master data, it is discussed in central One Data Initiative Forum. The Forum will agree on reference code and/or master data; and central goverment agency whose work unit serves as Data Supervisory Institution of the reference code and/ or rooted data.

In the meantime, organizers of central One Data Initiative are a steering council; central data trustees; central data supervisory institution; and central data producer.

Under the regulation, the steering council is established and has the duties to coordinate and establish policies relating to One Data Initiative; coordinate the implementation of One Data Initiative; monitor and evaluate the implementation of One Data Initiative; coordinate solutions to the problems and obstacles relating to the implementation of One Data Initiative; and submit reports to the President on the implementation of One Data Initiative at the central and regional levels.

The Steering Council consists of a chairperson who is concurrently member, namely minister overseeing government affairs in the field of national development planning; members, consisting of minister overseeing government affairs in the field of utilization of state apparatus; minister overseeing government affairs in the field of communication and informatics; minister overseeing domestic government affairs; minister overseeing government affairs in financial sector; head of agency overseeing government affairs in the field of statistical activities; and head of agency overseeing government duties in the field of geospatial information.

“Further provisions on working procedures for Steering Council are regulated in a Ministerial Regulation overseeing government affairs in the field of national development planning as Chair of Steering Council,” reads Article 12 paragraph (5).

Meanwhile, central data trustees have the tasks to set data standards that apply across central government agencies and/or regional qgencies; establish a standard structure and standard format of the metadata that applies across central government agencies and/or regional agencies; provide recommendations in the data collection planning process; re-check priority data; and foster the implementation of One Data Initiative in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations.

As for central statistical data, cntral statistics agency trustees are agencies overseeing government affairs in the field of statistical activities. As for central Geospatial Data, central geospatial data trustees are agencies overseeing government affairs in the field of geospatial information and for central State Financial Data, Central Level State Financial Data Trustee is the ministry overseeing government affairs in the field of state finance.

According to this regulation, central data supervisory institution has the tasks to collect, check the suitability of data, and manage data submitted by producer data in accordance with the principle of One Data Initiative; disseminate data, metadata, reference codes, and master data in Satu Data Indonesia Website; and assist data trustees in developing data producers.

“Each central agency has only 1 (one) working unit that carries out central data supervisory institution tasks in each central government agency,” reads Article 14 paragraph (2) of this Presidential Regulation. Further provisions on central data supervisory institution are regulated in a Ministerial Regulation, Institutional Regulation, or Agency Regulation.

Meanwhile, central data producers have the tasks to provide input to data trustees and Ministers or Head of Central Agencies on Data Standards, Metadata, and Data Interoperability; produce data in accordance with the principle of One Data Initiative; and deliver Data and Metadata to Data Supervisory Institution.

According to the regulation, organizers of One Data Initiative are regional data trustees; regional data supervisory institution; supporting data supervisory institution; and regional data producers.

Data producers carry out data collection in accordance with data standard; list of data specified in One Data Initiative Forum; and schedule for updating data or releasing data, and then submit it to data supervisory institution. Meanwhile, priority data produced by data producers shall be examined for compliance with the principles of One Data Initiative carried out by data supervisory Institution.

As for data dissemination which is to provide data access, distribution and exchange, under the regulation, it is carried out by data supervisory institution through Satu Data Indonesia Website and other media in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations and the development of science and technology.

“Data disseminated by central government and regional data supervisory institutions must be accessible through Satu Data Indonesia Website,” reads Article 38 of this Presidential Regulation, adding that in order to access Data in Satu Data Indonesia Website by Central Agencies and Regional Agencies, it is free of charge and does not require a memorandum of understanding, cooperation agreement, and/or statement document.

“This Presidential Regulation shall take effect on the date of its promulgation,” reads Article 44 of Presidential Regulation Number 39 of 2019, promulgated by Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna H. Laoly on 17 June 2019. (Center for Data and Information of Cabinet Secretariat/ES)

Translated by: Muhardi

Edited by: M. Ersan Pamungkas

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