Pulau Pinang Bumiputera Economic Policy Study – Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department (EPU)

The Economic Planning Unit is the principal government agency responsible for the preparation of development plans for the nation.

BACKGROUND OF ENGAGEMENT

IA / Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) consortium has been commissioned by EPU to undertake Pulau Pinang Bumiputera economic policy study aiming to identify strategies, measures and mechanism to correct income disparity.

SCOPE & VALUE DELIVERED

For this project, IA has consulted key stakeholders to design and detail out a solution in achieving a “breakthrough”  in the development of Bumiputera agenda particularly in the areas of anchoring catalyst for growth, building a visionary society and creating partnerships of the future with various stakeholders.

The catalyst to building this new community will involve creating a new ecosystem, identifying new growth levers and selecting strategic projects for execution in Pulau Pinang and ensuring new enterprise creation and expansion leveraging on mega projects.

Value to the client:

  • Strategic insights on challenges faced by Bumiputera community in Pulau Pinang in view of the changing socio-economic landscape
  • Strategic agenda that can accelerate “breakthrough” for Bumiputera community to achieve income parity and enable them to participate actively in economic activities
  • Executive briefing to the Minister in the Prime Minister Department